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Ecclesbourne School
Derby,
Group status: Getting started on our reading

Not got a torch? Get yourself a book

Group members: Alex, Oliver P, Milo, Sam, Luke, Oliver R, Gonzalo, Megan, Cathy, Romilly, Tyra, Josie, Georgina, Eva, Freya, Eleanor and Mrs Whitty

Alexander Parkin and Oli Patel

Salt to the Sea by Oliver
Salt to the Sea is an amazing book set in WW2. The book really delivers some emotional blows, and really conveys the emotions and terror the people in . . .
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Railhead by Josie
At first I was apprehensive about reading Railhead as the blurb didn't make it out to be very action packed or interesting. But boy was I wrong! It tu . . .
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Salt to the Sea by Freya
Ruta Septeys's "Salt to the Sea" was one of the most moving books that I have read in a long time. It follows the story of four young people (Emilia, . . .
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Sputnik's Guide to Life on Earth by Romilly
I think sputnik's guide to life on earth was alright because in some points in it were a bit confusing as it took me a while to understand that humans . . .
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Sputnik's Guide to Life on Earth by Gonzalo
A rather funny book, Sputnik's Guide to Life on Earth is an entertaining story about an alien that needs to find 10 things that are worth saving. With . . .
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Sputnik's Guide to Life on Earth by Sam
Sputnik's Guide to Life on Earth was funny and entertaining. It made me laugh all the way through however there were some pointless bits. . . .
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Sputnik's Guide to Life on Earth by Dan
I really disliked this book. . . .
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Salt to the Sea by Georgina
I read salt to the sea and I gave it a 7 out of 10 because I didn't really like the beginning because there was a lot going on and it was hard to keep . . .
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The Bone Sparrow by Megan
This book was about a refugee in Australia who's mother becomes ill and his sister seems like she's always angry , and when his best friend for years . . .
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Wolf Hollow by Eva
I have started Wolf Hollow and im nearly half way through an its quite good and things are happening but I prefer more thrilling books that seem less . . .
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Beck by Oliver
I started off really well but the ending was a bit weak . . .
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The Smell of Other People's Houses by Milo
This book was not very good. I found it boring and uninteresting, because it just didn't appeal to me . . .
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The Stars at Oktober Bend by Alex Parkin
The Stars of Oktober Bend is an interesting book. It has many different elements which intercept each other in different ways. Although it has a very . . .
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Salt to the Sea by Eva
I have read Salt To The Sea and I gave it a 6 out of 10. It was ok, because the ending was exciting but the whole start was the same and not very exci . . .
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The Stars at Oktober Bend by Oliver
This book was ok but lacked EVERYTHING. It is so boring it takes forever to read and doesn't make sense! . . .
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Railhead by Sam
Railhead was a very good book. I liked the idea of the book. The way Phillip Reeve wrote the book made it very interesting and exciting all the way th . . .
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Sputnik's Guide to Life on Earth by Dan
It was a good book and easy to follow but there were some irrelevant aspects - such as high visibility jackets! . . .
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Sputnik's Guide to Life on Earth by Milo
This book was OK. It tried to be funny but it wasn't that successful. The story was good though and I enjoyed it very much! . . .
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The Bone Sparrow by Milo
The Bone Sparrow is a brilliant book it was interesting, exciting and had some humour aspects too. My favourite character was Eli because he was clev . . .
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Kirk Ireton Primary
Ashbourne,
De Lisle College
Loughborough, Leicestershire
Belper Bookies
Belper,
Elliott Durham
Nottingham,
Which book has the best front cover?

Beck
43% (53 votes)

Railhead
15% (18 votes)

Wolf Hollow
9% (11 votes)

Salt to the Sea
20% (25 votes)

The Stars at Oktober Bend
2% (3 votes)

Sputnik's Guide to Life
6% (7 votes)

The Bone Sparrow
1% (1 vote)

The Smell of Other People's Houses
4% (5 votes)

   
 
Title: The Bunker Diary
Author: Kevin Brooks
Winning Year: 2014

16-year-old Linus Weems has woken up in a low-ceilinged rectangular building, made entirely of whitewashed concrete, with no windows and no doors. The lift is the only way out. But this time when the lift comes, it isn't empty.
 

 
 

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