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Chobham Academy Book Group
40 Cheering lane, London
Group status: A late start! The shortlisted books have been available in the library and we look forward to a first shadowing meeting romorrow to see who has been reading what.
We are a group of pupils and staff and it is our thirteenth year of shadowing. This year the books vary so widely in age range that we are likely to split the shadowing. Year seven and eight have their first full meeting coming up, having been briefly introduced to the shortlist last term.



What is your favourite genre of fiction?

Teenage
3% (6 votes)

Historical
93% (212 votes)

Fantasy
3% (6 votes)

Thriller
1% (3 votes)

Crime
0% (1 vote)

 
Title: Whispers in the Graveyard
Author: Theresa Breslin
Winning Year: 1994

Whispers in the Graveyard is a gripping, powerful and haunting story. Solomon is bullied by his teachers and feels let down by his parents; his father drinks too much and his mother has left him. His refuge is in the local kirkyard (churchyard) among anci