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Beckfoot Oakbank Carnegies
West Yorkshire,
Group status: on the final straight....

Our Reading Group

Our Carnegie Shadowing group are all LRC student assistants, and are working their way through the Carnegie list..updated pic to follow


Wolf Hollow by Anusha
I thought that this would be a good book because of the front cover and the title. Which it was at the beginning but as I started to read more and get . . .
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The Bone Sparrow by Kimi
I really enjoyed this book, because it is about something which not a lot of people know about (refugees fleeing from war), and highlights the importa . . .
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Sputnik's Guide to Life on Earth by Cain
I think Sputnik's Guide to Life on Earth is a great book because it has a lot of drama and the imagination is awesome. It also boosts the imagination . . .
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The Bone Sparrow by jake
I really enjoyed this book. The plot was amazing. The characters were well developed and it was exciting and a real page turner. that is the reasonwhy . . .
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Railhead by Maham
This book was the last book which out of all the Carnegie books we had to read. The blurb didn't interest me very much but as I read the first couple . . .
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Wolf Hollow by Aaron
Couldn't really get into the book because its not the type of book I'd read but it was an okay book. . . .
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Railhead by Niamh
I really enjoyed this book, it was completely different to anything else I have read and the author had me hooked from the first page. . . .
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Railhead by Aaron
Good story, the plot's great, it's action packed. All round great book, and I would recommend this book to someone looking for a good book to read. . . .
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Salt to the Sea by Maham
This book wasn't for me! I am normally able to read books which are written in a different style to those which I read usually but this book did not . . .
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The Stars at Oktober Bend by Maham
This book started in a different way to other books as chapters went by the story began to reveal clearly which intrigued me into it. I would recommen . . .
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The Smell of Other People's Houses by Niamh
I found that this book didn't have much plot and it was quite boring to read. There was lots of characters to keep track of and I often got confused. . . .
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Wolf Hollow by Niamh
I thoroughly enjoyed reading this book and would recommend it to people of all ages. It was different to most and the plot keeps you interested withou . . .
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Sputnik's Guide to Life on Earth by Maham
I have fairly liked reading this book as it isn't the normal genre I read which is the reason I feel it isn't the best for me. Also I would recommend . . .
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The Bone Sparrow by Maham
The plot gripped me from the beginning right till the end. The pace of the book was just right as the story ran smoothly throughout the book alongside . . .
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The Stars at Oktober Bend by Niamh
This book started off difficult to read, the style is different to most and very little is explained. As the story progresses, the plot becomes more e . . .
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The Smell of Other People's Houses by Maham
I think this book has a slow and moving pace through the story. As you read through the chapters you feel as a new story is beginning to unfold. I wou . . .
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Wolf Hollow by Maham
Wolf Hollow was my first Shortlisted Carnegie book I have read this year and it was very good it was able to grip my interest from the first chapter. . . .
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Broadgate Primary School
Leeds,
Dixons City Academy
Bradford,
Newsome High School and Sports College
Huddersfield,
Turton School
Bolton,
How many of the shortlist have you read?

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All 8 - brilliant!
 
Title: The Graveyard Book
Author: Neil Gaiman
Winning Year: 2010

Nobody Owens, known to his friends as Bod, would be a completely normal boy if he didn't live in a graveyard, being raised and educated by ghosts. For it is in the land of the living that real danger lurks, a danger that has already killed Bod's family.
 

 
 

Philip Reeve

Philip Reeve was born and raised in Brighton, where he wrote his first story at the tender age of five about a spaceman called Spike and his dog Spook. He is a talented illustrator and writer, and he has illustrated several titles in the Horri . .

 

 

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