Shebbear College Beaworthy, Devon Group status: We are preparing to deliver an exciting presentation on the book, 'Release', by Patrick Ness.
Championing the shortlist!
We are a group of year 7,8 and 9 students and we are all reading books shortlisted for the Carnegie Medal. We all enjoy reading and are thrilled and excited about what might happen next in each book...
After the Fire by Adam 'After the fire' is beautifully narrated. Set in the compound of the Lord's Legion, Texas, it hooks the reader immediately with a gripping descriptio . . . read full review
Rook by Niall Rook is an enjoyable, although short book. It is about Nicky and his brother, Kenny, who has learning difficulties, but both of the siblings have prob . . . read full review
Release by Niall Release is a well written, surprising book; you never know what is about to happen and you can't predict the ending.
Adamís character is convincing a . . . read full review
Release by Oliver When I picked this book up, I didn't think that I would enjoy it, however I found it to be a thrilling and exiting novel.
I think that Release by P . . . read full review
Saint Death by Niall This book is gripping and often surprising. I learned a lot about the situation that the characters were living in, such as their belief in Santa Muer . . . read full review
Saint Death by Adam Saint Death is an exasperating thriller set in Mexico, near the chaos-struck border. Arturo lives among this violence-struck backdrop, but to support . . . read full review
Title: Salt to the Sea Author: Ruta Sepetys Winning Year: 2017
It's early 1945 and a group of people trek across Germany, bound together by their desperation to reach the ship that can take them away from the war-ravaged land. Four young people, each haunted by their own dark secret, narrate their unforgettable stori
Patrick Ness is the multi-award-winning author of A Monster Calls,
the Chaos Walking series, More Than This, The Ask and the
Answer, The Rest of Us Just Live Here, and The Crane
Wife. He is twice winner . .