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Oxford High School
Group status: Exams over!!!! Reading has now begun:)

This isn't all of us, just the greedy ones that ate all the cake

Greetings people of the world !!!! Let us welcome you to our den of reading. There are some things we don't need to tell you, such as we lOVE books. Well we don't need to tell you more about us because we want you to read our site .........................................


Salt to the Sea by Olivia
Salt to the sea is a unique and entirely original book. This book is a sombre child and young adult page turner, a chef's masterpiece; it is a pur . . .
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Sputnik's Guide to Life on Earth by Tasha
Sputnik's guide to life on earth is about a boy called Prez, who is orphaned and stayes at a farm for the summer, with the Blythes, where he meets the . . .
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Wolf Hollow by Tasha
Wolf Hollow is a fluidly written book and is narrated by 12 year old Annabelle, who was living in her perfect world until a 14 year old bully, Betty G . . .
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The Smell of Other People's Houses by Harriet
The Smell Of Other People's Houses was a really enticing book, and was a lot better than I had expected it to be. It was set in Alaska in 1970, which . . .
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Sputnik's Guide to Life on Earth by Harriet
I found that Sputnik's guide to life on earth was a really enjoyable book, but I would recommend it to younger readers, or anyone who wants a good lau . . .
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Wolf Hollow by Tatiana
Friends,enemies and lies. When Betty goes missing it's up to Annabel to find her. She's not doing it for Betty though, she's doing it for Toby. A sec . . .
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Wolf Hollow by Nayyera
Wolf Hollow is an amazing book and I really enjoyed reading it. It's really well written and I find that the main character Annabelle is very strong a . . .
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The Stars at Oktober Bend by Eleanor
I really liked the "Stars at Oktober Bend" because it is really well written. It is quite hard to understand as Alice writes in poems but during the d . . .
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Railhead by Serena
Railhead is an interesting book. It is a science fiction book set in the future where you can travel from one planet to another in seconds. Annoyingl . . .
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Wolf Hollow by harriet
I really enjoyed reading Wolf Hollow, and I think it's really well written, but I found that you don't really get to know the characters that well. A . . .
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Wolf Hollow by Sophia
Wolf Hollow is a beautifully written book that captivated me from the very first moment. The main character is living in America during a world war an . . .
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The Bone Sparrow by Tess
The Bone Sparrow is a beautiful and tragic book that immmediately swept me away. The main character lives in a refugee camp, based on real places, and . . .
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The Bone Sparrow by Tatiana
Lately I have been reading The Bone Sparrow. This tragic tale immediately stole my heart. A story based on an all too real reality. I found it impo . . .
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Lemony Biscuits
Dragon School
Matthew Arnold
Year 2 Dragon
Who is your favourite character in 'The Smell Of Other People's Houses?'

Title: The Wind Blew
Illustrator: Pat Hutchins
Winning Year: 1974

It's very blustery day and the wind carries off hats, an umbrella, a kite and a balloon. A crowd of people anxiously chase their belongings before it finally blows itself off to sea. There the story ends but it lives on forever in our memories.


Bonnie-Sue Hitchcock

Born and raised in Alaska and a longtime journalist for Alaska Public Radio, Bonnie-Sue Hitchcock spent ten years fishing commercially and raised her children on a boat in Southeast Alaska - bringing a rare authenticity to her writing about Americ . .



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