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Alsager LRC Shadowing Group
Group status: We are enjoying the books immensely and can't wait to find out the winner this year! We would reccommend you pick up these books because they will definitely have you (almost literally) glued to your seat.

Our Group

Hey! We are the Alsager LRC Shadowing Group. We are all from years 7 and 8 and we have a dangerous passion for reading. At every session, we discuss our favourite books and exchange them,suggesting the ones that kept us up all night for other people to enjoy. Make sure to check out all our book reviews and our regularly updated group status! Keep reading! The Alsager LRC Shadowing Group

Summer and Ted

The Smell of Other People's Houses by Hannah
This book was very interesting. The style was certainly different to many other books as there were four people narrating throughout the book which ma . . .
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Wolf Hollow by Ajay
This is the first shortlisted book that I have read, so I can't judge it fairly against the others. This book takes place during the events of World . . .
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Railhead by James, Ben and Jack
This is our blog about 'Railhead' by Philip Reeve, we have talked about the book, and have come up with some questions and answers about the book. Q . . .
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Salt to the Sea by James
This book was really interesting and creative. I have never read a book that was written in four different people's viewpoints. Ruta Sepetys has lots . . .
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Railhead by Ben
This is an action and adventure book by Philip Reeve. In this book the main character is called Zen Starling, he is a thief , rebel and a liar. He use . . .
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Railhead by James
This book is full of action and adventure and keeps you on the edge of your seat. The author has lots of ideas and a skill for drawing in the reader. . . .
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Railhead by Jack
I have begun to read this book. As I am only a few chapters in I cannot judge the book as a whole. The premise is we follow a character who is a railh . . .
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Salt to the Sea by Amber
I love this book sooooooooooo much.It is so dramatic and emotional and I love how the different characters all end up together. My favourite character . . .
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The Bone Sparrow by Summer
The Bone Sparrow is now one of my favourite books. I advise that you read it - it is full of excitement and will have you glued to your seat! This bo . . .
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Salt to the Sea by Ted
This book was incredible. Before I read this book, I used to love The Harry Potter Books but now I'm starting to have second thoughts. This book proba . . .
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Salt to the Sea by Amber
Of all the shortlisted books I've read this is the best. It follows the lives of Joana, Florian, Emilia and Alfred. The stories begin different but sl . . .
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Sputnik's Guide to Life on Earth by James
This book was interesting and funny. When Sputnik Mellows appears on the doorstep you never know what is going to happen.It might be going to space or . . .
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Reading Riots
Biddulph High School
Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire
Smart Readers
Denstone, Staffordshire
Helsby High School Book Club
Helsby, Cheshire
What's your favourite scene in Salt To The Sea?

Emilia giving birth
Joana and Florian kissing
The sinking of the Whilhelm Gustloff
Title: A Monster Calls
Author: Patrick Ness
Illustrator: Jim Kay
Winning Year: 2012

The monster shows up after midnight. It isn't the one Conor has been expecting; the one from his nightmare; the one he has had nearly every night since his mother started her treatment. But this new monster is ancient, and wild, and it wants something ju


Zana Fraillon

Zana Fraillon lives in Victoria, Australia with her husband and three sons. She worked as a primary school teacher before having children, and has had picture books and middle grade fiction published in Australia.

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Shavington High School