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Oxford High School
Group status: Exams finished horray! More time for reading again...

OHS Carnegie Shadowers 2018

We mostly love the shortlist - great debate cookies and cake. After The Fire and The Hate U Give right up there as group favourites, such an insight into areas not much known about and the injustice of our modern World.

Everyone!!! :-)

The Hate U Give by L.K.T
Filled to the brim with popular culture and very real humour, The Hate U Give brings people who live a life a world away from drugs, and gunfights, an . . .
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Where the World Ends by Jessica
This was a gripping story that left me not wanting to put the book down. The story line kept taking new twists which added even more excitement to the . . .
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The Hate U Give by Francesca
The Hate You Give is about a girl called Starr who is an ordinary girl who just happens to be Black. That is until she witnesses a traumatic experienc . . .
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Beyond the Bright Sea by Jessica
A thoroughly stunning book, after you have read the beginning, it starts to get exciting. There are some parts that give you so much adrenaline and te . . .
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Wed Wabbit by Charlotte - Rook, not WW
A raw, believable, touching tale of brotherhood and growing up, Rook gently explores what it means to start making decisions for yourself. When Nicky . . .
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The Hate U Give by Elizabeth
The Hate U Give This book is a fantastic view on the racial inequalities that have occurred and still continue to occur in different parts of th . . .
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Saint Death by I.W.R.A
Arturo lives in Anapra, Mexico, his home is a shack made from crates, sheets of iron and old cardboard. He earns enough money at work, to get by but . . .
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Wed Wabbit by I Will Remain Anonymous
Before I started Wed Wabbit I was under the impression that it was a strange and boring book. But I was pleasantly surprised by it. It certainly was . . .
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Where the World Ends by Charlotte
An intriguing yet thrilling page-turner, Where the World Ends transports your mind, and soul to the summer of 1727. A group of 12 men and boys from th . . .
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Wed Wabbit by Amelia
Yellows are timid, Blues are strong grey are wise and rarely wrong Green are daring, Pink give cuddles Orange are silly and get in muddles Purple . . .
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After the Fire by Francesca
"After the Fire" is about a girl called Moonbeam and how she lives in "The Legion" in the desert in Texas.The Legion is controlled by Father John a so . . .
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Thornhill by Iphigenie
Do you love amazing illustrations, and a captivating story line? Then Thornhill is definitely for you! This creepy novel is half words, half illustrat . . .
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After the Fire by L.K.T
You don't know anything about her, other than that she's probably female and she's going through a traumatic experience of gunshots and fire and confl . . .
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Saint Death by Apsara
Arturo is a boy who lives in the slums of Anapra, on the border of Mexico. His life is not the best, but it is normal. He works for his living in the . . .
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Wed Wabbit by Iphigenie
When Fidge's sister Minnie has an accident, Fidge knows she must help her all she can. With the help of her awful cousin Graham, she has to persue her . . .
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The Hate U Give by Tatty
The Hate U Give is an inspirational story about injustice, racism and bravery. When Starr watches one of her oldest friends die at the gun point of a . . .
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After the Fire by Elizabeth
After The Fire: After The Fire, in my opinion, is one of the best books ever to be shortlisted on . . .
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After the Fire by Charlotte
After the Fire gripped me from the first page. It follows the fascinating story of Moonbeam with snippets of her life before, and then after the fire . . .
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Release by Olivia C. E. R.
An enchantress rising from the waters, locks herself into a girl's wish, a boy, closing into his his fears, looks for the key. Adam lives in a dull, . . .
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Beyond the Bright Sea by L.K.T
Cuttyhunk - the island off the coast of USA, where our story is set. Pekinese - the barren island that used to be home to a leper colony. Oss - Crow . . .
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Thornhill by Annabelle
This book was amazing! The story told with words flowed perfectly into the pictures making a beautiful book with a creepy twist at the end. This aweso . . .
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Rook by L.K.T
Anthony McGowan is an incredible author. The book is very well written, in a very believable style. It's from the point of view of Nicky, and I can be . . .
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Which Carnegie book cover do you like best?

The Hate U Give
After the Fire
Wed Wabbit
Beyond the Bright Sea
Saint Death
Where the World Ends
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


Angie Thomas

Angie Thomas was born and raised in Jackson, Mississippi. She studied Creative Writing at Belhaven University, where she was one of the only black students – a theme visited in The Hate U Give, her debut novel, which is currentl . . .



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