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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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The High School of Glasgow
Bearsden Primary
Whitehill Secondary School Literacy Project
Hillhead High School 3A2
Which book jacket is your winner?

The Bone Sparrow
44% (64 votes)

The Smell of Other People's Houses
56% (83 votes)

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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