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Somervale Carnegie Reading Group 2018
Radstock, Somerset
Group status: We're excited to be chosen to represent Somervale for this year's Carnegie. Looking forward to getting stuck in to the selected titles. Watch this space for our views!

Having fun with books!

Hi, welcome to our reading group page! We hope that you will enjoy our reviews and blogs. Please go ahead and complete our poll. Looking forward to reading this year's shortlisted titles.

Mrs Cornick - our librarian! :)

Wed Wabbit by Grace
I think that this book might have become one of my personal favorites because of how funny and light-hearted it is, but how it conveys the message tha . . .
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Beyond the Bright Sea by Grace
This wouldn't usually be the kind of book I would read, and now I see why. This book was very predictable and slow to start, it didn't even get any be . . .
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Wed Wabbit by Charlotte
In Wimbley land live Wimbley Woos Who come in many different hues In Yellow and Pink and Green and Blue In Orange and Grey and Purple too. I li . . .
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Release by Demi
I liked the book but it was confusing at times, the book was talking about one thing then it went on to a totally different thing but over all it was . . .
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Wed Wabbit by Baraha
I read Wed Wabbit and surprisingly, I enjoyed it. I didn't expect to enjoy it because it seemed quite childish and not really my type. I read it withi . . .
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Rook by Baraha
I have been reading rook for the past two days and I thoroughly enjoyed it. It was a nice, short book and it was easy to understand and easy to follow . . .
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Where the World Ends by Maddie
Where The World Ends. Its title at first, made me think of it as an apocalypse type book but as I got further into the pages it became more in depth t . . .
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Release by Amelia
The book release is a difficult book to understand. I think the book was a tiny bit innapropiate in some parts. At first I didn't really understand th . . .
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The Hate U Give by Izzy
THUG was a difficult and hard book to get around to. I couldn't quite understand at first what was going on. In the book i didn't like that it had lot . . .
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The Hate U Give by Monica
The book THUG was not a good book in my humble opinion i would say that it is the worst book in this carnegie book award, you may like it, but for me . . .
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Beyond the Bright Sea by Baraha
Beyond the bright sea I started to read beyond the bright sea but I didn't like it. It wasn't very interesting and even though I was 20 pages in, I . . .
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Where the World Ends by Tilly (New)
'God will keep you safe Quilliam' I think the fact that this is based on a true story changes my opinion on the book. This book starts out an adven . . .
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Rook by Isabelle
Well... Rook, it was a very interesting book but I think that the whole book was based around this bird. I mean I know every book should have somethin . . .
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Where the World Ends by Tilly
'God will keep you safe Quilliam' I think the fact that this is based on a true story changes my opinion on the book. This book starts out an adven . . .
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Rook by Monica
This story is not just about a rook but about a family coming together and helping each other along the way. The main message in this book is that you . . .
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Release by Baraha
People are still homophobic even today Release is an awesome book. It really concentrates on the fact that Adam is a gay christian. His family are . . .
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The Hate U Give by Mrs Cornick
It's 2018 and you hope that World affairs had progressed somewhat since the early days of the 1960s. Reading this novel opened my eyes to the everyda . . .
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The Hate U Give by Baraha
Black lives matter, don't they? "What's the point of having a voice if you're gonna be silent at those moments you shouldn't be?" Angie Thomas (The . . .
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St Martin's Garden Primary School
Bath,
3/4HiH
Oldfield Park, Bath
Culverhay Comets
Bath,
Monkton Senior School
UK,
What's your favourite book so far?

THUG
Saint Death
Release
Rook
Beyond the Bright Sea
Wed Wabbit
Where the world ends
After the Fire
 
Title: Salt to the Sea
Author: Ruta Sepetys
Winning Year: 2017

It's early 1945 and a group of people trek across Germany, bound together by their desperation to reach the ship that can take them away from the war-ravaged land. Four young people, each haunted by their own dark secret, narrate their unforgettable stori
 

 
 

Lissa Evans

Lissa Evans has a background in comedy. Following a medical degree, she changed careers to become a comedy producer for radio and TV; her credits include Father Ted, Room 101 and Have I Got News for You. Her first . .

 

 

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