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Norton Hill Nobles
Group status: We have now had our vote on our top 3 titles and looked at what previous titles we have enjoyed from the past carnegie winners

We are the Norton Hill Nobles hailing from Midsomer Norton. We are all KS3 students that love getting into a good old book, or, in this case, good new books. So, without further ado, let the reading COMMENCE!!!

Sputnik's Guide to Life on Earth by James
While this book was not particularly advanced, in terms of vocabulary and accessibility, Sputnik’s Guide to Life on Earth did contain some interesti . . .
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The Bone Sparrow by Amy
The Bone Sparrow is by Zana Fraillon. The chapters aren’t very long. On the front of the book it says ‘ Hope can set you free.’ In the book . . .
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Salt to the Sea by Oliwia
Salt to the Sea was a book that hit very close to home. For once in a long while the book did not focus solely on English or American characters but o . . .
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The Smell of Other People's Houses by James
This book achieves a somewhat difficult objective of entwining the tales of four young people’s lives and their hardships. The author promotes the b . . .
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The Bone Sparrow by Caitlin
The bone sparrow is by far one of the greatest books I have ever read in my life. It has the balance of two stories that you end up so caught up in th . . .
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Somervale School
Radstock, Somerset
St John's CE Primary School
Midsomer Norton,
Somervale Carnegie Reading Group
Radstock, Somerset
Writhlington School
What do you think of the selection of books this year?

A very fine selection.
Generally very good!
I quite like most of them.
They're not too bad...
I don't really like them.
Really not enough good books...
Appalling. Absolutely terrible.
Title: His Dark Materials: Book 1 Northern Lights
Author: Philip Pullman
Winning Year: 1995

When Lyra's friend Roger disappears, she and her daemon, Pantalaimon, are determined to find him. The ensuing quest leads them to the bleak splendour of the North, where armoured bears rule the ice, witch-queens fly through the frozen skies and a team of


Zana Fraillon

Zana Fraillon lives in Victoria, Australia with her husband and three sons. She worked as a primary school teacher before having children, and has had picture books and middle grade fiction published in Australia.

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