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Our group is a mixture of students (Y7 -10) and staff. We meet up regularly and discuss the books we are reading whilst eating biscuits and drinking juice.

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Sputnik's Guide to Life on Earth by Oliver
This book is one of the most engaging stories on the planet. When you read it you can see the images described in the story in your head. It is almost . . .
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Wolf Hollow by Cody
This book is about how a war hero is hiding from something nobody knows about but rescues a young girl from a well. The main character may live on a f . . .
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Railhead by Oliver
This is the most mind blowing enticing story I have ever read, it gets you hooked on the first page. If you like sci fi and mystery you have to read t . . .
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The Smell of Other People's Houses by Amy
I liked this book because it tells 4 different stories, at once, that gradually interlink. It makes you imagine what could happen when it foreshadows . . .
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The Stars at Oktober Bend by
I found it interesting and a little tricky to understand what was going on in parts. I really enjoyed it from both views but mainly Manny s. I felt I . . .
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The Bone Sparrow by Amy
I like that the story is based on real life and explains the negative effects of refugee s lives. The story is told from a child's perspective and th . . .
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The Stars at Oktober Bend by Ellie
The story is told from two people's perspective: Alice and Manny. It is set in Oktober Bend. Alice and Manny meet many times but do not know each oth . . .
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Salt to the Sea by Terri
A haunting page-turner of a war-torn Germany, this novel recounts how four people were affected by tragedy, lies and horror, thrown together by the pr . . .
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The Smell of Other People's Houses by Terri
Ruth wants to be remembered; Dora wishes she were invisible. Alyce does not want to leave, and Hank cannot wait to run away. Set during 1970, several . . .
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Wolf Hollow by AS
I really enjoyed this book, the main protagonist Annabelle, is very likeable and it was interesting to see her grow throughout the story. The arrival . . .
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The Smell of Other People's Houses by AS
This story is set in Alaska during the 70s and follows the journey of 4 different characters,(and their families), who are all inter connected. I fou . . .
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Beck by AS
I would not recommend this book to under 16s and our Shadowers will not be reading it due to the content. It is very well written and you do link with . . .
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Sputnik's Guide to Life on Earth by Elizabeth
A great comedy for people of all ages, and a brilliant, easy read. if you like sitcoms, where it is actual comedy generated by a bizarre situation - s . . .
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Title: A Gathering Light
Author: Jennifer Donnelly
Winning Year: 2003

This is a moving and unforgettable story of life in the Adirondack Mountains, in upstate New York at the turn of the 20th Century. The central character, Mattie, struggles to choose between family duty and her burning desire for education and a better lif
 

 
 

Philip Reeve

Philip Reeve was born and raised in Brighton, where he wrote his first story at the tender age of five about a spaceman called Spike and his dog Spook. He is a talented illustrator and writer, and he has illustrated several titles.