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Chobham Academy Book Group
40 Cheering lane, London
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We few, we happy few, we band of teacher and book enthusiasts; For she to-day that reads these books with me Shall be my friend; be them ne'er so vile, These books shall gentle their condition: And bookworms in England now a-bed Shall think themselves accursed they were not here, And hold their Heat magazines cheap whiles any speaks That read with us until Whitsun.

Nerys and Holly


In Blood Family, which character did you sympathize with the most?

Alice
33% (1 vote)

Neither
67% (2 votes)

 
Title: Bog Child
Author: Siobhan Dowd
Winning Year: 2009

Digging for peat in the mountain with his Uncle Tally, Fergus finds something that makes his heart stop. Curled up deep in the bog is the body of the child. And it looks as if she?s been murdered. As Fergus tries to make sense of the troubled world around