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The Book Thieves

Our fabulous Year 8 students have been busily reading the books on the short list. They are a brilliant and committed bunch who come into the Library for meetings and to eat Mrs Garrett's biscuits.... Read our blog and keep updated via Christ's School Library Twitter: https://twitter.com/Christs_Library

Jude Lind and Youcef Hadj-lakehal

Railhead by James
Personally I really enjoyed the book because it had lots of different planets which had different types of species therefore lots of different charact . . .
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Railhead by Ben
Railhead is about a young thief called Zen who gets involved in something way beyond a petty thief from a poor world. The book is set in the recent fu . . .
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Wolf Hollow by jensen
This book is a very mysterious and deceiving book as you always question what is really happening. this book is also really powerful as you really pla . . .
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Wolf Hollow by Leo
Wolf Hollow is based on a farm in western Pennsylvania at the time of World War II, where Annabelle and her family live in a harmonious and peaceful s . . .
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The Smell of Other People's Houses by Amelie, Isabella and Mischa
The Smell of Other People's Houses is an emotional story about change. It is written from the perspectives of four very different teenagers. You follo . . .
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Beck by Jude Lind
Beck was a very imaginative book, full of love and passion. You follow the protagonist, Beck around the world in a fun and joyful adventure. He goes t . . .
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Beck by Samuel
I have recently finished reading a novel called 'Beck' and I must say that i did extremely like reading the beginning and middle of the book. Beck, th . . .
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Railhead by youcef
Railhead an interesting book it starts off a little slow but gets faster and faster.like a train. Speaking of trains this book is set in the future an . . .
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Beck by Jude Lind
Beck is a very imaginative book and the author , you can tell, put a lot of effort to make you feel emotionally connected to Beck, the main character. . . .
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The Stars at Oktober Bend by Mischa
This is a really interesting book, covering topics that not many books cover. The book follows a kind-natured protagonist and a strange boy with a ha . . .
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Sputnik's Guide to Life on Earth by Amelie
Sputnik's Guide to Life on Earth is a very funny book where an alien comes to Earth and everyone but Prez (the main character) thinks he's a dog. Spu . . .
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The Bone Sparrow by Mischa
Bone-Sparrow - what a book!. It is heartbreaking yet written with love. It made me think about what our world has come to and how unfair it is, and t . . .
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The Bone Sparrow by Mischa
Bone-Sparrow - what a book!. It is heartbreaking yet written with love. It made me think about what our world has come to and how unfair it is, and t . . .
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The Bone Sparrow by Amelie
I think The Bone Sparrow is a really good book. It is set in a refugee camp and is written from the perspective of a boy who was born there. He beli . . .
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The Stars at Oktober Bend by Freya
The Stars at Oktober bend is a very poetical book and i love the way Glenda Millard expresses how Alice and Manny are feeling. Although, the author ha . . .
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The Smell of Other People's Houses by Greta Keech
I think this was a good book all in all, however it could have been even better if there were less people talking, because i think it was quite hard t . . .
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The Smell of Other People's Houses by Tilly
The thing that caught my eye with the book The Smell of Other People's Houses is the refreshing title as it intrigued me and is something relatable to . . .
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Salt to the Sea by Samuel
I recently finished the book 'salt to the sea' and i was truly amazed by how Ruta Sepetys portrayed the story by writing it from different points of v . . .
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Railhead by bruno
Railhead is a sci-fi book full of action and fun.I think it is a little boring at the beginning, but if you keep reading you can really enjoy its crea . . .
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Sputnik's Guide to Life on Earth by Ben
The book was meant for a younger age than me because of the way it was written, but it was still readable. It is about an alien who appears a dog to e . . .
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The Bone Sparrow by Alba
I think that the book is very detailed all throughout which makes it very emotional, but the ending should have more detail because you are left askin . . .
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Wolf Hollow by Sylvie
The book Wolf Hollow is a very interesting book set in World War 2. The story takes some time develop but once you get to know to characters more it i . . .
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Railhead by jensen
This is a great book filled with action and adventure that will make you not want to stop reading. I recommend this book for children that are aged 13 . . .
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The Stars at Oktober Bend by Amelie
The Stars at Oktober bend is a good book. The main character has had something done to her but the author doesn't tell you what it is, only leaves cl . . .
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Wolf Hollow by Youcef
Wolf Hollow is set in World war 2 in the country of England. The story follows a girl named Annabelle and a former solider of the first war named Toby . . .
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Author: Philip Pullman
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Lauren Wolk

After graduating from Brown University in 1981 with a degree in English literature, Lauren Wolk spent a year as a writer with the Battered Women's Project of the St. Paul American Indian Center, and then worked as both an editor and an English tea . .