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UAH - Hooked On Books
Spalding,
Group status: Reading

We are Hooked on Books.

We are Hooked On Books - quite literally! We meet every Friday during the first half of lunch in the Upper LRC. We are a mixed bookshelf of readers with diverse reading tastes.

Liam and Mrs G

The Smell of Other People's Houses by Karly
The action takes place in Alaska in the 1970's There were 4 main characters Ruth, Dora, Alyce and Hank. My favourite was Alyce because she wanted t . . .
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The Stars at Oktober Bend by Mrs G
It took me several chapters to get into the way the book is written; working in a school I am always reminding students to use capital letters at the . . .
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The Bone Sparrow by Mrs G
The Bone Sparrow is set in a refugee detention camp in Australia. The story focuses on two characters, Subhi and Jimmie. Subhi was born inside the r . . .
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Salt to the Sea by Leomi
This book is set in a war zone. It has four main characters, each different but they all have something in common, they're all affected by the war. I . . .
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Railhead by Leomi
Railhead is set in space. There is one main character - Zen. The book is about a boy who goes on an adventure to find out who he really is. I enjoyed . . .
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The Stars at Oktober Bend by Leomi
This story was based at Oktober Bend. It is about a boy who finds poems written by a girl called Alice. I did not like this book as I found it boring . . .
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The Bone Sparrow by Leomi
The Bone Sparrow is set in a refugee detention camp and there are two characters Subhi and Jimmie. Subhi is not free and can read. He does not know a . . .
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Railhead by Mrs G
After listening to Philip Reeve talk about 'Railhead' on the shadowing website, I can honestly say that I wasn't overly looking forward to reading it. . . .
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Beck by Mrs McBarron
After reading just a few chapters of this book, my first thoughts were that I would not feel happy allowing our Reading Group Members to shadow this b . . .
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Salt to the Sea by Mrs G
'Salt to the Sea' depicts life for the refugees of World War II. The book follows the lives of four young people who are desperately trying to escape . . .
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Long Sutton Reading Stars
Long Sutton,
CarnegieCake United!
Spalding,
Only looking at the covers and blurbs, which is your favourite book on the shortlist?

The Bone Sparrow
32% (6 votes)

Sputnik' s Guide to Life on Earth
16% (3 votes)

The Smell of Other People's Houses
26% (5 votes)

Wolf Hollow
5% (1 vote)

The Stars at Oktober Bend
5% (1 vote)

Salt to the Sea
16% (3 votes)

 
Title: Just in Case
Author: Meg Rosoff
Winning Year: 2007

15 year old David Case thinks that fate is out to get him. There are so many things you could do in life such as reinvent yourself, change your name and the way you look; leave home and find yourself caught up in a series of strange misadventures and even
 

 
 

Ruta Sepetys

Ruta Sepetys is the author of acclaimed YA novel, Between Shades of Grey. Born and raised in Michigan in a family of Lithuanian descent, Ruta now lives with her husband in Tennessee. Ruta was a highly successful promoter of classical musi . .

 

 

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