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Eltham Hill - Mixed Minds
Group status: We've finished! The books have been great and provoked a lot of discussion.

Mary (Librarian)

Salt to the Sea by Jagoda
Salt to the Sea is a tale shown from four young people's perspectives about escaping the horrors of war through a nerve-racking journey across the sea . . .
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The Bone Sparrow by Rayha
This amazing and interesting book gave an insight into the life of a refugee. The book follows a nine year old boy named Subhi who only knows the insi . . .
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Beck by Safiya
This book is about a young boy and his journey through life and all the obstacles he has to face being the only one of his kind. My favourite bit of t . . .
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Wolf Hollow by Phoebe
This is an amazing book. Unlike many others I've read, where the main two characters are similar in age and eventually fall in love, Toby and Annabell . . .
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Sputnik's Guide to Life on Earth by Jagoda
Sputnik is an alien and he wants to know some good things to do on earth. Its a funny tale full of unusual events suited for particular audiences (not . . .
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The Smell of Other People's Houses by Caitlin
I loved this book so much! Usually I dislike books which have different points of views per chapter, but the length of the chapters and the very diffe . . .
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Dulverton Primary School
Crown Woods School, Ashdown Book Appreciation society
Eltham, London
Delamere Bookworms
Eltham, London
SCWA Carnegie Book Club
Eltham, London
Which book cover do you like best?

Wolf Hollow
Salt to the Sea
The Stars at Oktober Bend
Sputnik'sGuide to Life on Earth
The Bone Sparrow
The Smell of Other People's Houses
Title: A Monster Calls
Author: Patrick Ness
Illustrator: Jim Kay
Winning Year: 2012

The monster shows up after midnight. It isn't the one Conor has been expecting; the one from his nightmare; the one he has had nearly every night since his mother started her treatment. But this new monster is ancient, and wild, and it wants something ju


Glenda Millard

Glenda Millard is a highly respected author of books for children of all ages, who deserves to be better known outside her Australian homeland. Her novel A Small Free Kiss in the Dark was the Winner of the 2009 Queensland Premier's Award . .