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Faringdon Community College
Faringdon, Oxon
Group status: Racing through the shortlist!

Carnegie Shadowing 2018

The Carnegie Shadowing group meets every Friday lunch time in the Library during May and June The FCC Carnegie Shadowing Group voted for their favourite book from the shortlist and correctly predicted the winning 2017 title as 'Salt to the Sea'!! We shadow the Carnegie Medal every year so if you would like to get involved please come and let us know. We hope to see you in the library soon! Mrs Ikeda and Mrs Randall

Mrs Ikeda

After the Fire by Rhianna
After the Fire is a dark, gritty tale about lies, religion and the search for the truth. Moonbeam is one of many living in the Lords Legion, an ver . . .
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Wed Wabbit by Shanelle
'Wed wabbit' is a funny and exciting book based on the horrid week of our main female protagonist, Iphigeneia picked by her mom nicknamed Fidge, picke . . .
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Beyond the Bright Sea by Charlotte
I enjoyed Beyond The Bright Sea very much because I love adventure books. It's about a girl called Crow who is trying to find out about herself and he . . .
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Where the World Ends by Kit
Based on a true story the children of St Kilda every year head to warrior stac to go gannet hunting for precious meats and oils. However, unknown to t . . .
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Where the World Ends by Thomas
I recommend this book for people who like cliff hangers and books based on true stories. The part i most liked in this book was the opening where they . . .
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After the Fire by Katie
This book wasn't that good in my opinion lots of people will disagree with me but I ended up putting it back when I reached page 110. This book wasn't . . .
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Wed Wabbit by Kitty
If I'm honest I really didn't like this book- although most of the people who have read it other than me have really enjoyed it! It's not that I think . . .
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Wed Wabbit by Hannah
If I was to say what this book was in a sentence it would be 'possibly one of the weirdest books that I have ever read'. Not to say that it wasn't a g . . .
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After the Fire by Taya
After the Fire is a heart wrenching book with a complex storyline; it makes you doubt your life experiences. We follow the story of a character going . . .
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Wed Wabbit by Maddie
This book is funny and interesting it really is a good book. I'm definitely going to recommend this book for someone who wants a laugh! :) . . .
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Wed Wabbit by Kit
Wed Wabbit is a story of Fidge whilst she travels the land of the wimbley woos with her slightly annoying cousin Graham whos has a phobia of almost ev . . .
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The Hate U Give by Mr Baker
Black Lives Matter. Who'd have thought that more than 60 years after Martin Luther King Jr marched what seemed like the length of America, champio . . .
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Wed Wabbit by Isobel
Wed wabbit is an odd book in my opinion. I believe it is aimed at a younger age group, however I still enjoyed it. Its a good book to lighten the mood . . .
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Where the World Ends by Rhianna
Where the world ends is a gripping page turner, which had me hooked from the start to the end. This story is in the summer of 1727. It is where a grou . . .
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Beyond the Bright Sea by Edythe
I really enjoyed this book. It is about a girl called Crow who was shipped to an island. Everyone avoids her but she doesn't know why. One day she goe . . .
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Wed Wabbit by Lili
Wed Wabbit is an amazing book about Fidge when her sister gets ran over and she is whipped into -the not so magical - world of Wimbely Land. She is ac . . .
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Saint Death by Alex
I really enjoyed Marcus Sedgwick's intriguing tale that occurs halfway around the world in Mexico.The best way to tell stories is in another story.Thi . . .
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Saint Death by Hannah Kathryn
Saint Death is set in Mexico. In the beginning, we meet Arturo and see a man being shot in the street. The book sort of drifts away into a world that . . .
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Saint Death by Freya
Saint Death is a book filled with twists and turns, set on the gang ruled mexican border. It is a story of life and death, friendship, gangs and gambl . . .
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After the Fire by Hannah
One of the things you quickly notice about this book is that it doesn't have chapter names-it has sections of the story 'Before' and 'After'. After an . . .
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Rook by Katie
Rook is a delightful short book about a young boy who is unfortunately struggling with life. For a start he likes this girl but is too afraid to ask h . . .
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The Hate U Give by Hannah
In this book, the blurb explains how Starr's best friend (Khalil) was fatally shot. Many may think from what I have just said that this is a murder my . . .
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After the Fire by Isobel
After the Fire is a great book about a girl called moonbeam, and her life before and after the cult. I love this book as it really drew me in and I co . . .
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The Hate U Give by Katie
The Hate U Give is an expertly written book about a girl who all she wants to do is speak out but is too afraid to when the moment arrives. Eventually . . .
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After the Fire by Rosie
After the Fire is a whirlwind of pain, confusion and deceit. We follow a seventeen year old girl, named Moonbeam as she recounts her life inside the F . . .
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Where the World Ends by Edythe
This was a good book but personally not my favourite. It is about a group of boys who are sent away to an island to catch birds. There are all sorts o . . .
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Saint Death by Eve
Saint Death was an ok book . It wasn't my favorite book at all, it was a bit confusing at some times. At the beginning I didn't really get it, but wh . . .
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Wed Wabbit by Freya
Wed Wabbit is a quirky unique read from start to finnish. it's eccentric, fast paced and a must read for all ages. 10 year old Fidge blames herself . . .
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Wed Wabbit by Alex
A amazing book about a girl who is sent to a land which only her small sister knows about. This book can be very hard to get around but all in all a v . . .
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Saint Death by Amber
I personally think that this book could be improved. The main character didn't have that much of an interesting backstory and it kind of made it borin . . .
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The Hate U Give by Kit
THUG (or the hate U give) is a story based in subterranean ghetto in America called Garden Heights and the upper class part of town where the main cha . . .
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After the Fire by Mariam
After the Fire is a really good book. At the beginning of the book I did not like it but from the middle from the book I was starting to like it, my f . . .
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After the Fire by freya
'After the Fire' is a unique and thought provoking book which I enjoyed from start to finish. Follow Moonbeam's journey in a distinctive way when she . . .
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Beyond the Bright Sea by Eve R
Beyond the Bright sea is about a girl called Crow. When she was a baby she was found by Osh who saw her floating in a skiff. She grows up not knowing . . .
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Beyond the Bright Sea by Kitty
The book Beyond the Bright Sea is an excellent novel about a young girl named crow, I personally am not sure about this book as it has taken quite a w . . .
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Where the World Ends by Hannah Kathryn
Where the World Ends is set in the 1700s and is a really great read. Geraldine McCaughrean has written a wonderful book. In this story, a boy called . . .
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Wed Wabbit by Eve R
Wed Wabbit is an amusing book about Fidge discovering her sister's, Minnie's, world. Minnie loves the wimbley woos, tin can type things with short arm . . .
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Beyond the Bright Sea by Lili
This book Beyond the Bright Sea is not my favourite as it has just taken a while to get into the mystery and is not really the type I would read. The . . .
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Beyond the Bright Sea by Hope
I honestly didn't really enjoy this book because it was not really my reading style and I found it too low in mystery for my liking. But if you like b . . .
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After the Fire by Alex
I really enjoyed this book as it shows us that we need to stand up to people if we are oppressed or forced into something we don't want to do. But thi . . .
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Beyond the Bright Sea by Maddie
This book is about a girl called Crow being washed up on shore but I didn't really enjoy this book because I didn't really get the plot. I read the fi . . .
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Rook by Amber
Rook is a short book that gets right into the action. The characters have amazing stories and the story line is very interesting and it makes you not . . .
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After the Fire by Mrs Ikeda
My winner prediction for 2018! Harrowing and shocking at times this book inspired by true events is thought provoking and well paced, keeping me g . . .
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Rook by Eve
Rook is an enjoyable book which focuses on the life of Nicky, a young boy. When Nicky and his brother Kenny find a rook on the verge of death, they ar . . .
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After the Fire by Eve
After the fire is a book about finding your own version of the truth. It follows the character of Moonbeam and what happened at the monastery where e . . .
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Beyond the Bright Sea by Katie
Beyond the bright sea is an excellent book with a good story plot.My favourite part was when Crow finally finds out who her real family is.Though she . . .
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Where the World Ends by Amber
Where the World Ends is a great book and has a brilliant story line. The characters each have their own problems and they don't know if the world has . . .
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Where the World Ends by Eve
Where the world ends is a fabulous book . You can't put the book down at all , it's one of those books where you just want to keep reading . Where the . . .
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After the Fire by kit
After the Fire is a mind boggling, thought twisting story on the effect of a traumatic accident. Moonbeam is at the end of a horrible Christian cult c . . .
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Where the World Ends by Hannah
Book review: Where the world ends, by Geraldine McCaughrean This book, written by Geraldine McCaughrean and based on a true story is a great read. . . .
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Beyond the Bright Sea by Isobel
Beyond The Bright Sea is a wonderful book by Lauren Wolk about a Girl named Crow, who, when she was a baby was put in an old boat and pushed out to se . . .
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Reading Owls
Highworth Warneford School
Swindon,
Burford School Carnegie Shadowers
Burford,
Henry Box School
Witney, Oxon
Which is your favourite shortlisted book?

The Hate You Give
2% (2 votes)

Rook
1% (1 vote)

Wed Wabbit
10% (13 votes)

Release
24% (30 votes)

Where the World Ends
3% (4 votes)

Saint Death
2% (2 votes)

After the Fire
46% (58 votes)

Beyond the Bright Sea
3% (4 votes)

 
Title: One
Author: Sarah Crossan
Winning Year: 2016

Grace and Tippi are conjoined twins. And their lives are about to change. No longer able to afford homeschooling, they must venture into the world - a world of stares, sneers and cruelty. Will they find more than that at school? Can they find real friends
 

 
 

Pam Smy

Pam Smy studied Illustration at Anglia Ruskin University, going on to complete the MA Children's Book Illustration in 2004. She combines her role as lecturer in illustration with illustrating fiction. 

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Burford School Carnegie Shadowers