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We will be attending a Carnegie event at Lady Manners School in June.


Salt to the Sea by Eleanor
I personally really liked this book. Three out of the four narrator characters (the three that you're supposed to like) make you root for them, and al . . .
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Sputnik's Guide to Life on Earth by Beth
Sputnik's Guide to Life on Earth is a really funny story and it is easy to follow. At certain parts I was laughing. Its probably meant for lower years . . .
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The Stars at Oktober Bend by Kate
The Stars at Oktober Bend is a gripping story about a girl called Alice Nightingale.She has mental issues, due to her fatal past. She meets a boy call . . .
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Salt to the Sea by Ellie
This book is set during WW2. It is about four different people all with big secrets who are desperately trying to escape the war. This book is written . . .
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The Smell of Other People's Houses by Kira
The Smell of Other People's Houses is a really heart-warming story consisting of four different characters (Ruth, Dora, Alyce and Hank) who are all in . . .
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Beck by James
Beck is certainly a very interesting book. It follows the story of a Liverpudlian child named Beck. His mother died at birth and he doesn't know who h . . .
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Railhead by James
Railhead is an awesome story of a petty thief becoming something much more. The universe is cleverly imagined as well as just about everything else in . . .
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The Smell of Other People's Houses by Mrs Atkinson
I loved the setting of this book and found it so atmospheric. The characters are really well drawn and you can't help but be drawn in. This book tells . . .
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Which book are you most likely to recommend to a friend?

The Smell of Other People's houses
Wolf Hollow
The Stars at Oktober Bend
The Bone Sparrow
Salt to the Sea
Sputnik's Guide to Life on Earth
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


Frank Cottrell-Boyce

Frank Cottrell Boyce is the author of Millions, Framed, Cosmic, The Astounding Broccoli Boy and the Chitty Chitty Bang Bang sequels. He is also a successful writer of screen-plays and, along with director Danny Boyle, devised the Opening Ceremony . .



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