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Farleigh Shadows
Andover, Hampshire
Group status: We have almost finished! Some of the books are brilliant whilst others are very thought provoking and make for very uncomfortable reading.

Some of our Carnegie Shadowers at Farleigh School, all ready to get set to read

The Farleigh Shadows comprises year 8 pupils some of whom have finished their exams and others who have yet to start. There has been some serious reading along the way.

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The Stars at Oktober Bend by Roman
This is a story about a girl called Alice who raises her eyebrows at Capital letters. I do not like this book because of a few reasons. She is a 15 ye . . .
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The Journey by Aless
I like the way that the writing changes colour depending on the background and i also like the fact that it is almost unbelievable, and I like it beca . . .
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Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone by Xanthe
I think the drawings are really, really, really, really, good. I love the book. The front cover is very inviting. I like the ink splurges as they give . . .
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Tidy by Xanthe
I think this is really good and I really like the illustrations and it has a good story. The end is really good because he realises that he has taken . . .
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Tidy by Perdie
I am not sure why I like Tidy its just such a sad and happy story all at the same time. I also liked the design and lay out of the book. . . .
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Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone by Perdie
I really liked the detail and colour of the illustrations. It doesn't bother me that the pictures are different from the films. . . .
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The Journey by juan
My vote for the CarnegieGreenaway award goes to The Journey by Francesca Sama. It more or less tells you about refugees trying to run away from war an . . .
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The Journey by Alfie
This book was amazing in so many ways! The pictures were very well illustrated and very clever. They help tell the story and complimented the words ni . . .
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The Journey by Jos
This book was amazing. Firstly the illustrations were very clever and effective. This was more than just a picture book, it had a message as well. Thi . . .
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The Wolves of Currumpaw by Archie
The picture power of this book is very good. First of all the pictures The Wolves Of Currumpaw Illustrated and written by William Grill, are connec . . .
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Tidy by Louis
My chosen book isTidy, it is illustrated and written by Emily Gravett. I chose this book because it stood out to me right at once. I think the way . . .
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The Marvels by Milo
The Marvels is a book that takes place over several generations of a family of playwrights / actors. It starts off on a ship which soon sinks and a bo . . .
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The Smell of Other People's Houses by Bryony
i really did not like this book because i didn't like the time it was set in. i like more modern books. . . .
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The Stars at Oktober Bend by Amy
I didn't actually finish this book because I didn't enjoy it. This book is about a girl who has experienced a serious trauma, and now can only express . . .
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Maiden Erlegh
Reading, Berkshire
Greedy Readers
Stroud, Gloucestershire
Cheetahs
Oxon,
Wallingford School
Wallingford,
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Title: Monsters of Men
Author: Patrick Ness
Winning Year: 2011

The third and final volume in the "Chaos Walking Trilogy" finds three armies marching on New Prentisstown, each intent on destroying the others. Todd and Viola are caught in the middle with no chance of escape or, it seems, of stopping the fighting. But
 

 
 

Philip Reeve

Philip Reeve was born and raised in Brighton, where he wrote his first story at the tender age of five about a spaceman called Spike and his dog Spook. He is a talented illustrator and writer, and he has illustrated several titles in the Horri . .