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Group status: Boclair's BookEnds have just had our Shadowing lunch and vote. Close call but The Bone Sparrow came out top!

Boclair's BookEnds are based in Boclair Academy in Bearsden. We are a small group of keen readers from S2 to S6 and are looking forward to the challenge of reading and reviewing the eight titles.

The Bone Sparrow by Sara
I thoroughly enjoyed this book as it addressed a common problem that we ignore. This book made me realise that refugees are treated badly and that the . . .
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The Bone Sparrow by Cara
I liked this book. It had surprising turns which kept me interested and made it more exciting. The plot was quite spread out and had a lot of detail o . . .
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The Smell of Other People's Houses by Amber
The Smell of Other People's Houses is a great book that I would definitely recommend to my peers. One thing I think could be improved would be the cha . . .
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The Stars at Oktober Bend by Sara
This book was enjoyable and has a good story line, but it was very difficult to understand the book. You figure out that something has happened and yo . . .
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Sputnik's Guide to Life on Earth by Cara
I found this book incredibly enjoyable. I particularly liked that it was set in Scotland as most books are set in America or England. The story was ve . . .
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Sputnik's Guide to Life on Earth by Amber
Sputnik's Guide To life On Earth is a funny book aimed at the younger audience. It is a quick read as it uses large fonts and quite a few images. I de . . .
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The Bone Sparrow by Amber
Bone Sparrow is a very well written book. It was definitely a good read but I found it hard to connect with the character. I was surprised when I read . . .
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The Smell of Other People's Houses by Cara
I really enjoyed this book. I liked the story and it had an interesting plot. However I did feel that it was a little annoying that the story changed . . .
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Which book jacket is your winner?

Sputnik's Guide to Life
The Bone Sparrow
The Smell of Other People's Houses
The Stars at Oktober Bend
Salt to the Sea
Wolf Hollow
Title: Shackleton's Journey
Illustrator: William Grill
Winning Year: 2015

In the last days of the Heroic Age of Exploration, Ernest Shackleton dreamed of crossing the frozen heart of Antarctica, a place of ferocious seas, uncharted mountains and bone-chilling cold. But when his ship, the Endurance, became trapped in the deadly


Bonnie-Sue Hitchcock

Born and raised in Alaska and a longtime journalist for Alaska Public Radio, Bonnie-Sue Hitchcock spent ten years fishing commercially and raised her children on a boat in Southeast Alaska - bringing a rare authenticity to her writing about Americ . .



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