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Reading Cafe Uppingham School
Oakham,
Group status: We're just getting started!
We're an Independent Secondary School with some avid readers. Time is an issue, but we'll do our best to read all 8 books on the Carnegie shortlist and come up with our favourite based on the common theme of 'overcoming adversity'.

Mrs Wray

Sputnik's Guide to Life on Earth by Sue
I loved Sputnik and his anarchic adventures. On the surface this is a very simple story, but the underlying message of overcoming adversity and belong . . .
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Salt to the Sea by José and olzhas
We are really enjoying this book so far. I'm not usually interested in history, however it shows it in a different way. However this is a very interes . . .
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Southfield CP School
Oakham, Rutland
Uppingham Community College
Uppingham,
Oakham School Shadowers
Oakham,
Uppingham
Uppingham, Rutland
Which is your favourite of this years' shortlisted books?

Beck
Bone Sparrow
Rail Head
Salt to the sea
Sputnik's Guide to Life
Wolf Hollow
The Smell of Other Peopl's Houses
The Stars of Oktober Bend
 
Title: Tamar
Author: Mal Peet
Winning Year: 2005

This is an enthralling and multi-layered novel that traces the story of two men caught up in secret operations in World War Two. It looks at the negative impact that war has on those involved and on succeeding generations. Guilt and its ramifications lie