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Somervale Carnegie Reading Group
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! I hope that you will enjoy our reviews and blogs. Please go a head and do our poll, which is: What has been your favourite book so far ?Have fun! (:

Librarian - Mrs Cornick :)

Salt to the Sea by Rosie
This is a boat journey story that rides the waves of your emotions. The ups and downs, will really get you into the story. The characters are believ . . .
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Beck by Mrs C
I decided to read this book before letting any student read it and I'm glad I took that decision. The book, although well-written and by fantastic au . . .
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The Stars at Oktober Bend by Rosie
I am so disappointed in this book. I got up to about page 50 and I was done. My friends had read it and had said it was bad also, but I still had hig . . .
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The Smell of Other People's Houses by Georgia
I personally really enjoyed this book, it is my favourite so far in this competition. I like the way that the book is shown in 4 different perspective . . .
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The Smell of Other People's Houses by Izzy
In this book I liked all of the descriptions of people and the words that the author used .I really liked that they described all of the people like n . . .
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Wolf Hollow by Izzy
I really enjoyed this book it was very interesting and had good description of words and the characters . I do think it took me a while to get into th . . .
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The Stars at Oktober Bend by Isabelle Cook
UHHHH What can I say ...... This book was honestly boring. I read the first 10 paragraphs and I could not get in to it .It was just so confusing . . .
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Wolf Hollow by Rosie
I was looking forward to this book so much, and it really did live up to my expectations. I really enjoyed it but I didn't get properly into it until . . .
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The Bone Sparrow by Isabelle
I really enjoyed this book because it is a very interesting book and is also very challenging. I like the way that the book makes it sound real life a . . .
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The Stars at Oktober Bend by Georgia
Well what can I say?.. This book disappointed me terribly, it was extremely wordy and it felt like a chore to have to read. So much so, I couldn't . . .
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The Smell of Other People's Houses by Rosie
This book is not about 'smelling', nor is it about 'other peoples houses' necessarily. However, I still really enjoyed it. The romance with the captiv . . .
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Salt to the Sea by Cameron
I really like this book. It is set in WW2 and is split between the perspectives of 4 people, 3 who are travelling together and 1 who's identity is a b . . .
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Broadlands Academy
Keynsham,
Beechen Cliff School
N.E. Somerset,
Somervale School
Radstock, Somerset
St-Laurence Readers
What has been your favourite book so far ?

Wolf Hollow
3% (23 votes)

Salt to the sea
81% (550 votes)

The Smell of Other People's Houses
1% (9 votes)

Sputnik's Guide to Life on Earth
15% (100 votes)

 
Title: Tom's Midnight Garden
Author: Philippa Pearce
Winning Year: 1958

When his brother Peter gets measles, 14-year-old Tom Long is sent to stay with his uncle and aunt in Ely. They live in a first-floor flat in what was once a grand manor house, now run down. One night Tom hears the old grandfather clock in the hallway stri
 

 
 

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