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Group status: We are enjoying the books this year. We have been having weekly sessions in the library exploring the themes and characters and we each have our favourites.

Some of our group

We had a great time at our Finale event hosted by Armthorpe Academy. Students from Danum Academy were also there and we had a great afternoon of activities. Our school cleaned up in the book bingo! It was good to be able to watch the ceremony live and Mrs Hopson was delighted with the winner. We want to take part in Carnegie again next year!

Balby Carr School
Readers at Heart
Lakeside Primary
Toll Bar
Which of the Carnegie shortlist books would make the best movie?

Apple and Rain
17% (43 votes)

More than This
15% (38 votes)

The Middle of Nowhere
5% (14 votes)

3% (8 votes)

Buffalo Soldier
5% (12 votes)

Cuckoo Song
41% (104 votes)

The Fastest Boy in the World
5% (12 votes)

When Mr Dog Bites
8% (20 votes)

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