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Nicholas Breakspear Catholic School
Group status: We are reading our way through the shortlist...

Lots of students accross all years are reading the shortlist this year, go Shadowers!

St Albans High School for Girls
Wheatfields Juniors
St Albans,
Maple Primary School
SCC Carnegie Readers
How do you decide on your book choices?

Whatever we're reading at bookgroup.
29% (4 votes)

Recommendations from friends or family
36% (5 votes)

Covers which catch my eye on the shelf
21% (3 votes)

Bestsellers / award-winners
7% (1 vote)

I shut my eyes and grab something from the shelf
7% (1 vote)

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