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Monkton Senior School
UK,
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Salt to the Sea by Vincy
I enjoy 'Salt to the Sea' because the different stories of each character in the book really appeal to me. Trapped in an ordeal of a brutal war, survi . . .
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The Stars at Oktober Bend by Nikita
The start of the book won't be loved by everybody, but as the book started to get more and more interesting the story started to stick to your eve . . .
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Salt to the Sea by Gabe
I thought that it was a good book and liked how when a story stopped on page 3 it carried on, on page 6 or something like that. . . .
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Sputnik's Guide to Life on Earth by William
I really enjoyed the plot of this book because it was well thought out and so in the end it came together to make a good ending. I also really like th . . .
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The Smell of Other People's Houses by Holly
I thought that this book was original and well crafted. The characters had vivid characteristics and this helped to make the plot more involving. I en . . .
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Railhead by Alex
Railhead had a very interesting story line with lots of unique plot turns. I felt like the characters developed greatly throughout the book and I got . . .
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Sputnik's Guide to Life on Earth by Jonjo
A more lighthearted book than it's competition, Sputnik's Guide to Life on Earth makes for an entertaining read with an entertaining plot. However, I . . .
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The Smell of Other People's Houses by Imogen
I enjoyed reading this book, however at the start I found it difficult to follow and got confused with who all the characters were. This is because th . . .
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The Bone Sparrow by Holly
I really enjoyed reading this book and thought the plot was unpredictable and intense. The characters come across with strong characteristics and we s . . .
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Wolf Hollow by jessie
The blurb made the book sound a lot better than it really was. . . .
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The Smell of Other People's Houses by Henry
I think that this had quite long perspectives so when you had got through three more perspectives, you forget what happened the last time you were rea . . .
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The Bone Sparrow by Natasha
I really enjoyed this book. I loved the setting and the situation. It was quite sad but very eye-opening. Having one perspective in third person was c . . .
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Sputnik's Guide to Life on Earth by Alice Pymer
I loved Sputnik's Guide to Life on Earth it was a very amusing book but also had a bit of emotion to it so you could get a bit of both. Sputnik was a . . .
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The Stars at Oktober Bend by Harry
I thought that the whole story was was quite a sad one especially before I read some of the book I read the blurb to find out what it was about, and i . . .
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Railhead by Gabe
I think that Railhead was a really good book because it was exiting to read, the book dragged me in to read more. . . .
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The Bone Sparrow by Niko
The book tells a lot about life of a refugee who didn't have anything to really hold on to but luckily he had a good family and a good friend! . . .
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Salt to the Sea by Archie
I thought that Salt to the Sea was a sad book and I got fed up with all the death and sadness in it so I stopped reading half way. . . .
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The Bone Sparrow by Victoria
This book is set in a detention camp in Australia. Subhi, the protagonist, has lived in the camp his whole life and has had many adventures. However, . . .
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The Stars at Oktober Bend by Isabelle
This story about Alice is captivating and really portrays the situations happening in the world that we are unaware about. Although it was a very desc . . .
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The Stars at Oktober Bend by Eve
I read the first few chapters, and didn't enjoy this book. I think this was because the language the author used was quite complicated and there was n . . .
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Salt to the Sea by Natasha
I started this book but did not enjoy it very much. I did not like the several perspectives in the book as I found it confusing. I only read the first . . .
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Wolf Hollow by Jonjo
A sad ending! This book really conveys emotion. Whilst reading it you could sense the turmoil that the characters where plunged into. The plot had as . . .
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Salt to the Sea by Jonjo
I loved reading this book! It is incredibly sad but does reveal a lot about life for normal people in WW2. I thought that the use of multiple narrator . . .
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Salt to the Sea by Archie Campbell-Colquhoun
I loved Salt To The Sea!It was full of plot changers and cliff hangers. Ruth Sepetys portrays all her characters really well, although Alfred I wasn't . . .
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St Mark's School
Bath,
Combe Down Primary School
Combe Down,
King Edwards School, Bath
Bath,
St Stephen's Library
Lansdown, Bath
Who would you most like as a friend?

Joana (the nurse)
25% (2 votes)

Sputnik
25% (2 votes)

Dumpling
25% (2 votes)

Nova
25% (2 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
 

 
 

Ruta Sepetys

Ruta Sepetys is the author of acclaimed YA novel, Between Shades of Grey. Born and raised in Michigan in a family of Lithuanian descent, Ruta now lives with her husband in Tennessee. Ruta was a highly successful promoter of classical musi . .