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Dearne Readers
Group status: Great first meeting. We're reading!!!

Our team of dedicated and enthusiastic student librarians and library friends have their hands on the shortlisted books.

The shadowing team meets every two weeks over lunchtime in the school library. With a quick change to the furniture a 'special' space is created for an informal get together for students and staff. Anyone who checks out a Carnegie short listed book is invited to become a member of the shadowing team.There's no pressure to finish books if you just can't get into the story. Fellow readers will give you an insight into any of the books and try to encourage readers to persevere. Readers are encouraged to be open about the pleasure they experience from reading, their feelings about books and reactions to books with their peers. Our aim is to enhance young people's participation and enjoyment in reading for pleasure.

P McDougall

Wed Wabbit by Hollie
This book was amazing! Funny and full of adventure. Whilst it wasn't something I would typically read, I'm so glad I did. The story line is written re . . .
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Release by Mikayla
This was an okay book and I did enjoy the story. It appeared to be telling two stories in parallel. I would recommend this book to teenagers as I fee . . .
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Saint Death by Mrs M
The opening chapters of this book set the scene for an action packed story but it did not quite get there for me. It inevitably had a sad ending and I . . .
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Wed Wabbit by Hannah
I didn't like reading this book. Within the first few pages I thought the book was boring so I didn't carry on. I like books to hook from the beginnin . . .
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After the Fire by Courtney
Hooked from the beginning! Amazing book wish I hadn't read it so quickly because I wanted it to last longer. . . .
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Where the World Ends by Mrs M
This is a dramatic adventure story of survival. The characters experience desperation and tragedy in their efforts to survive. Did not really enjoy t . . .
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Rook by Mrs M
Quite an emotional short story which focusses on family relationships and friendships. . . .
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Wed Wabbit by Mrs M
It was a pleasure to read this book. The story is quite magical yet strange and amusing. I am really surprise to say how much I enjoyed this book. . . .
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Wed Wabbit by Miss Booth
Wed Wabbit was a very unusual read! When one strange event leads to another, this book travels in very weird directions. It makes you think about bei . . .
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Witty Wath Reviewers
Wath-Upon-Dearne, Rotherham
How do you choose a book to read?

Read the blurb
10% (4 votes)

Favourite author
3% (1 vote)

Browse the shelves
8% (3 votes)

Recommended by friends
3% (1 vote)

Title: Dear Nobody
Author: Berlie Doherty
Winning Year: 1991

Dear Nobody is a moving and very real story of two teenagers in Sheffield and an unplanned pregnancy. It is told from two viewpoints - that of Helen as she writes her thoughts in a series of letters to the unborn baby, the Dear Nobody of the title, and of