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James Allen's Girls' School
London,
Group status: Our group will be meeting once a week to discuss our thoughts on the books



Our Year 8 group are reading the books! Watch this space for our reviews.


Salt to the Sea by
Our favourite- multiple narrators worked really well. You really cared about the characters. We discovered a new episode of History. It was hard to sy . . .
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Railhead by
Sci fi not popular in our group. Is it more for boys? Could not get into this book. . . .
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The Bone Sparrow by
Thought provoking and really interesting to hear about the plight of the refugees- an unknown story. Well written. . . .
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Sputnik's Guide to Life on Earth by
Amusing and thoughtful. The illustrations were a bit young for our year group. We thought it would be suitable for year 3 upwards! . . .
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Which is your favourite?

The Bone Sparrow
36% (4 votes)

Salt to the Sea
64% (7 votes)

 
Title: His Dark Materials: Book 1 Northern Lights
Author: Philip Pullman
Winning Year: 1995

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