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Taverham High School
Norwich,
Group status: Our sixteenth year of shadowing the Carnegie Medal and looking forward to getting stuck into the books!


Railhead by Mrs G
This is an exciting book and I can see why the film rights have already been bought. I do hope that Philip Reeve is going to continue with the advent . . .
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Beck by Mrs G
We know that this story is based in truth, that this kind of experience was real. That makes the story so painful to read, although it is beautifully . . .
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The Smell of Other People's Houses by Mrs G
What an emotive story. It really does transport the reader to Alaska and to 'America's Last Frontier'. Not only can we see the pictures in our minds . . .
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Wicklewood Primary School
Wymondham,
Heartsease High School
Norwich,
Hobart Carnegie Group
Norfolk,
BECCLES BOOK ADDICTS
Beccles, Suffolk
Which of these past winners would you recommend or read?

Northern Lights
A Monster Calls
Skellig
The Graveyard Book
River Boy
One
Maggot Moon
The Other Side of Truth
 
Title: The Other Side of Truth
Author: Beverly Naidoo
Winning Year: 2000

This is a moving and topical story of a Nigerian brother and sister fleeing oppression and seeking asylum in the UK. It was written at the time of the killing of the radical journalist Ken Saro-Wiwa by General Sani Abacha. It skilfully blends fact and fic
 

 
 

Ruta Sepetys
The author of acclaimed YA novel, Between Shades of Grey. Born and raised in Michigan in a family of Lithuanian descent, Ruta now lives with her husband in Tennessee. Our group loved that book so can't wait to read Salt to the Sea.

 

 

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