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Manchester Academy
Manchester,
Group status: We have 50 Pupils from KS3 currently reading and reviewing the Carnegie Short list. We hold weekly prizes for the best review of the week and a League table for the most read pupils. Our favourite author's are Patrick Ness and Robin Tally. Our favouri

Carnegie Judges 2017

https://goo.gl/images/c3KdMN We are a keen group of readers in Year 7 and 8 who are actively interested in Human Rights. We meet every Friday lunch time to talk about the shortlist, eat cake and look at each others reviews. We like to keep Carnegie competitive with a weekly prize for the best review.

Ms George

Sputnik's Guide to Life on Earth by Rafferty
Sputnik's Guide to Life on Earth is a very funny and interesting book that is about a boy called Prez who had to go and live with a big family called . . .
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Wolf Hollow by Fajar
Wolf Hollow was an extraordinary book with a small secret sense of magic. This book gave lots of amazing feels as i read it. I would recommend this bo . . .
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Sputnik's Guide to Life on Earth by Aisha
My Blurb- The Blythes are a big, warm, rambunctious family who live on a small farm and sometimes foster children. Now Prez has come to live with the . . .
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Salt to the Sea by Aisha
This book is Ruta Sepetys' historical novel SALT TO THE SEA. It follows four young adults harbouring deep secrets. Their fates intertwine the winter o . . .
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Salt to the Sea by Aisha
This book is Ruta Sepetys' historical novel SALT TO THE SEA.It follows four young adults harboring deep secrets. Their fates intertwine the winter of . . .
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The Bone Sparrow by Sumaya
The bone sparrow is a fabulous book based on life. I believe that this story shows how advantaged and lucky we are to have family, education and we sh . . .
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Wolf Hollow by Ms George
This is my favourite of the shortlisted book so far this year! I enjoyed Wolf Hollow because I believe it had a feel of the moral tale of To Kill a M . . .
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The Bone Sparrow by Ahmed
This book tells the story of a 10 year old boy, Subhi, living in a detention camp in Australia. Subhi was the first child to be born in the camp. His . . .
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Manchester High School for Girls
Withington Girls School
Manchester,
Withington Girls' School
Manchester,
 
What is your favourite book from the Shortlist this year?

Bone Sparrow
Sputniks guide to earth
Railhead
Salt to the Sea
Wolf Hollow
The Smell of Other Peoples Houses
stars of Oktober Bend
 
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