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Ockbrook School
Ockbrook,
Group status: We've had our first 'Carnegie shortlist' meeting of 2017 and we're looking forward to reading this year's shortlist

The gateway to other worlds!

This year we are a compact and bijou group with a Year7 core. We would shout about our shadowing group and encourage attendance but are wary of sharing our biscuitry! Those that find us are indeed welcomed, didn't someone say what is found is more valued than what is thrust upon you...or did we make that up to safeguard our Oreo's?!


The Bone Sparrow by MrsP
Subhi's voice is mesmerising. Subhi is a refugee in an immigration detention centre in Australia. Actually Subhi was born there. Subhi lives with fa . . .
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The Long Eaton School
Nottingham,
Carnegie Connoisseurs
Derby,
Noel-Baker Community School
Alvaston,
Coda Specials
Derby,
Do you follow the plot of the book or a character in a book?

Follow plot
26% (5 votes)

Follow a character
5% (1 vote)

Both
68% (13 votes)

 
Title: A Bundle of Ballads
Illustrator: William Stobbs
Winning Year: 1959

This is an illustrated collection of old ballads, that were originally told by minstrels and passed down the generations. The minstrels disappeared, but the stories they had sung were remembered by old country folk who remembered them from childhood.