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Moreish Reading Group
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We are a group of enthusiastic readers all set to enjoy reading through the Carnegie short list!

Mrs Mowat, Mrs McNaughton

Salt to the Sea by Scarlett
Joana is one of the main characters in the book "Salt to the Sea" and she can't help feeling guilty because she had to leave her home country, Lithuan . . .
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The Bone Sparrow by Morvern
Even though I have read this book up to chapter 13 before and not enjoyed it as much, reading it again has made me understand it more, meaning I may n . . .
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The Smell of Other People's Houses by Katharine
I have been reading 'The Smell Of Other People's Houses' by Bonnie-Sue Hitchcock. the main characters are Ruth, Dora , Alyce and Hank. They are four d . . .
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Salt to the Sea by Finlay
Salt To The Sea. Salt of the sea is about a group of four refuges that meet, and try to catch the boat "Wilhem Gustloff" which would have guaranteed . . .
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The Bone Sparrow by Jamie
I enjoyed reading the first chapter of this book and it was quite realistic to the refugees today. It is about a boy called Sobhi who is a part of th . . .
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Railhead by Max
I found the first chapter very good and also, which you don't get with a lot of books in the first chapter, very engaging. The first chapter is about . . .
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Sputnik's Guide to Life on Earth by Aidan
I really enjoyed the opening of this book, although it's slightly confusing why they are treating Mellows as a dog. Despite this, it does become appar . . .
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Railhead by Noah
"Railhead" is a thrilling story with lots of action and drama. The main character is called Zen Starling who is a young boy who steals in space market . . .
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Wolf Hollow by michael
It is set on a small farm in the 1940s and is seen through the eyes of a twelve year old girl who faces many problems and rises to the occasion so she . . .
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Railhead by Cameron
Railhead is a very descriptive book full of action, adventure and exciting cities and characters. The main character, Zen Starling is a petty thief fr . . .
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Sputnik's Guide to Life on Earth by Robert Senior
The book Sputnik's Guide To Earth is a very good and interesting and really drags you into the book so once you start reading it is hard to put the bo . . .
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Railhead by Niall
The book Railhead was a very good and entertaining book. It was about time travel in the future using trains. It really drags you in and the main char . . .
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The Stars at Oktober Bend by Rose
I have read the first two chapters and I want to read more. I liked that it was all written in lower case as this really shows how much Alice struggle . . .
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Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone by Rory
I have read "Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone" already and loved it, so I was happy to read the illustrated version. Despite staggering under . . .
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Aberuthven Primary
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


Bonnie-Sue Hitchcock

Born and raised in Alaska and a longtime journalist for Alaska Public Radio, Bonnie-Sue Hitchcock spent ten years fishing commercially and raised her children on a boat in Southeast Alaska - bringing a rare authenticity to her writing about Americ . .