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Group status: Making our way through the shortlist.

Emily Robson

The Smell of Other People's Houses by Sean
'The Smell of Other People's Houses' is a thrilling adventure with twists and turns. Love, drama and adventure are all shown as you look at the lives . . .
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The Stars at Oktober Bend by Zaqueu
I enjoyed reading this book because it has a unique twist with all the words in lower case as we see everything through Alice’s eyes, with small sec . . .
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The Bone Sparrow by Ms Hall
The Bone Sparrow is a beautiful book. I had no idea of the situation in Burma and that refugees were in camps in Australia. It opened my eyes to the p . . .
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Sputnik's Guide to Life on Earth by Jonathan
I thought this book was aimed at a younger audience. I liked the idea and the application of science but it is not something I would choose to read if . . .
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The Stars at Oktober Bend by Taylor
At first it was tricky as the book is in lower case and it took a bit of time to adjust to it at first. But once I got into it I really enjoyed it. . . .
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Birchwood High School
Bishops Stortford
Herts & Essex High School
The Bishop's Stortford High School
Bishop's Stortford,
Hockerill Anglo-European College
Hertfordshire,
Who is your favourite character so far?

 
Title: The Graveyard Book
Author: Neil Gaiman
Winning Year: 2010

Nobody Owens, known to his friends as Bod, would be a completely normal boy if he didn't live in a graveyard, being raised and educated by ghosts. For it is in the land of the living that real danger lurks, a danger that has already killed Bod's family.