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Aston Manor Academy
Aston,
Group status: Busy reading!
We are Aston's Avid Readers! We're adventurous pupils who like to read new books, we're small people with big brains and are excitedly trying to read all 8 Carnegie books! =D

Miss Rowley

Release by Rebecca
The book is quite hard to understand. It makes you confused in the parts about the Spirit Queen like it was very hard to process it. But the story abo . . .
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Saint Death by Miss Rowley
The last time I read a book by Marcus Sedgwick was when his ‘Ghosts of Heaven’ book was shortlisted for Carnegie a couple of years ago. I didn’t enjoy . . .
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After the Fire by Miss Rowley
I could not put this book down and thoroughly enjoyed it all the way through - in fact I was sad to have finished it! A really well written book with . . .
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Saint Death by Omer
I did not like this book because I really did not understand it and was not interesting and the main character was not even understandable. I will . . .
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The Hate U Give by Rebecca
I absolutely love this book because it gives you an insight that's what happening right now in the real world it shows you and gives you an insight t . . .
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Saint Death by Eman
I disliked this book as it was filled with upsetting events which made me really frantic. However the use of context in the book was impressive and so . . .
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Saint Death by Mrs Astle
Well, I was hopeful for this as other people in our group said it was good, however, I was quite disappointed with this book. I felt it was slow and t . . .
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Beyond the Bright Sea by Omar
I liked this book but did not like it as much as Wed Wabit I think it is interesting and adventure book I think this book will win but I wish that Wed . . .
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After the Fire by Aziza
I found this book very interesting and even though there was some sad parts it made it a lot more realistic. I loved the main character and I think th . . .
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Release by Eman
Release was a kind of interesting as this book told more than one story which really hooks the reader to the book. The use of context and modern use o . . .
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Rook by Eman
I enjoyed this book as it was written really well. Also the characters in this book are realistic and it is easy to imagine them in reality. I would g . . .
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Wed Wabbit by Alisha
This book was amazing I loved it so much and it was really funny.The storyline was amazing and I just really loved it . . .
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Wed Wabbit by Miss Rowley
I didn’t expect to enjoy this book as much as I did! It took me a few chapters to get into it but once I did I thoroughly enjoyed it! I thought it was . . .
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Beyond the Bright Sea by Miss Rowley
I really enjoyed reading this book and simply couldn’t put it down. I think Lauren Wolk is a fantastic writer and both of her Carnegie books have been . . .
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Release by Muhammed
This book was amazing! I would give a 10 out 10 because the book is about Adam who thinks he is in 2 utterly different worlds. . . .
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Where the World Ends by Alisha
I really liked the storyline of the book it was a joy to read and for now I think this should win. It is almost aimed at young kids which is also good . . .
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The Hate U Give by Muhammed
I would give this book a 10 out of 10. It is sooo amazing but sad at the same time. The main character lives in an area full of drugs, gang violence a . . .
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Beyond the Bright Sea by Omer
I really liked reading this book because it was so exciting and interesting. I really liked the way the story is set. I like the details of the story. . . .
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Release by Miss Rowley
I LOVE Patrick Ness books so I knew I'd enjoy this book and I was not disappointed. I love the way Ness writes his characters so realistically so that . . .
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Where the World Ends by Miss Rowley
This book was an incredible mix of beauty, sadness and triumph. I thought it was a really interesting story - even more so considering it's based on r . . .
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Rook by Muhammed
This book was really nice. I would give it a 9 out of 10. This book is about 2 people who have loads of adventurers. I would recommend this book to pe . . .
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The Hate U Give by Mrs Astle
A hard hitting book that deals with difficult issues related to race relations, gang violence, police and community relations and family; all told fro . . .
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Release by Wafa
It is a good book but has some inappropriate part therefore I think it should only be for children over 13 years old. I would rate this book 2/5 becau . . .
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Rook by Malayka
Near the start of the book I found it quite confusing and boring, however as I read on I found it interesting and exciting. I rate this book a 3/5 . . .
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After the Fire by Mrs Astle
This book was very interesting and dealt with some very confrontational and difficult issues related to young people and their rights in religious cul . . .
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Where the World Ends by Aziza
In my opinion this is very intriguing and interesting but I think that the characters can be further developed because personality is very well descri . . .
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Rook by Wafa
This is a good book as it is based on real life of a teenager. It has an interesting start. I rate this book 7/10. . . .
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Saint Death by Wafa
I think that this book is a good book because it is interesting and has a very good ending. It makes you want to keep reading. I rate this 9 out of 10 . . .
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Wed Wabbit by Muhammed
I think the storyline was not good as it could be because the main character had quite a lot of problems. I would give this book a 7 out of 10 because . . .
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Wed Wabbit by Omar
I think that Wed Wabbit is really good because it has amazing characters and it keeps you going and you won't stop till it ends. I give this book . . .
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Where the World Ends by Muzakir
I really liked that it had a map in the beginning that you could keep referring back to. I also thought the characters had quite interesting names and . . .
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After the Fire by Rebecca
The books takes time to get into it. At the start it was quite boring but then I got into it. The book is very interesting and I think people should r . . .
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Beyond the Bright Sea by Alisha
I did not really enjoy the book and I found it boring because the book made absolutely no sense to me. Out of 10 I would give this a 3 because I ju . . .
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Prince Albert Primary School
Birmingham,
Aston Ed's
Aston,
What's been your favourite book so far?

Saint Death
14% (2 votes)

After the Fire
14% (2 votes)

Release
7% (1 vote)

The Hate U Give
7% (1 vote)

   
 
Title: Salt to the Sea
Author: Ruta Sepetys
Winning Year: 2017

It's early 1945 and a group of people trek across Germany, bound together by their desperation to reach the ship that can take them away from the war-ravaged land. Four young people, each haunted by their own dark secret, narrate their unforgettable stori