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The Corsham School
Corsham,
We all love reading, so pull up a seat and listen boys and girls. This group is brilliant!

Where the World Ends by Amelia
I loved this book. It was harsh and beautiful and transported me to Hirta and the Warrior Stac. The boys were really convincingly described and it was . . .
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Beyond the Bright Sea by Alex
This book was enjoyable to read even though it was very predictable. It has some exciting parts and it only having a few characters works as you reall . . .
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Rook by Isabel
I was a bit underwhelmed with this book because I found it quite boring and I think that the bird didn't have much significance in the story. Over . . .
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After the Fire by Elsa
This is exactly the kind of book I like to read! it has deep messages AND action all in one. I really felt I could relate to Moonbeam, because she was . . .
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Rook by Polly
Short but sweet, I liked the fact that, in the end, the dad is not actually lying to make Kennie happy, he tells the truth. I feel that the rook is ki . . .
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The Hate U Give by Isabel
I thought that this was a really good book which focused on extremely important issues. The characters were well thought out by the author; my favouri . . .
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Saint Death by Amelia
I liked Saint Death. It was interesting to read a story set on the Mexican Border and it really opened my eyes to what life would be like. I enjoyed a . . .
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After the Fire by Elspeth
A very deep and interesting book. Makes the reader think and challenge their assumptions. . . .
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Release by Isaac
I thought the book wasn't great. It was slow to start, but I read on because I thought that it might reach a really good climax, however it was just b . . .
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After the Fire by Polly
I found this book really moving and interesting. Even though I knew more or less what happened, it was (if this is a word) un-put-down-able. really we . . .
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Rook by Amelia
I did not like Rook at all. I found it boring and it felt really similar to the other books in that genre. I found the characters a bit annoying and u . . .
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After the Fire by Hannah
After the fire is about a girl who was in a religious sect with a dictator, Father John. Inside the sect,they were told that anyone from the outside w . . .
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Wed Wabbit by Elsa
This was a fairly easy read. I liked the range of characters, but for this style of book I think it could have been a bit funnier. I would recommend i . . .
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After the Fire by Thomas
This book starts quite weirdly. you're thrown straight into the action. As the book progresses it develops well and there are a of interesting plot tw . . .
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Saint Death by Elspeth
A really interesting book. There are very strong characters and the book gives an insider's view on the harsh life many Mexican's live. . . .
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Where the World Ends by Polly
Sad and moving, with a happy ending. I enjoyed the description and found the bit about John (READ NO FURTHER IF YOU HAVE NOT READ THIS BOOK SPOILER A . . .
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Beyond the Bright Sea by Elsa
I thought this book was very insightful as to what it is like to have no identity, or a bad identity you can't control. as well as being a good advent . . .
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After the Fire by Amelia
I liked this book. It was long but not boring, it didn't feel like an effort. The subject was really interesting and I enjoyed the swapping between be . . .
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Beyond the Bright Sea by Isabel
I thought this was a good book, however it took a while to get interesting as it was slow paced. I found it a bit tedious but by the end I thought it . . .
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Saint Death by Isabel
This book was never boring and not too confusing. It is about the separation between rich and poor people. I felt that the ending was sad but realisti . . .
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Where the World Ends by Hannah
This book was interesting and gripping. It makes you think about what you would think or how you would react to their situation. For the majority . . .
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Saint Death by Alex
Saint death is a thrilling book with lots of important messages especially to do with the separation between America and Mexico and between the growin . . .
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After the Fire by Isabel
After the fire is about a girl who is part of a religious cult. I really loved reading this book, even though some of it was quite disturbing. This bo . . .
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Wed Wabbit by Polly
Absolutely hilarious. I found the way it was written and the characters quite youngly written, but the plot was imaginative and much less young. my fa . . .
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Release by Amelia
Release is a book with two plot lines. One is a Queen tied to a murdered girl trying to get revenge on her killer. Another follows a boy called Adam w . . .
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Release by Elsa
I really liked the plot of Release, and the way there are two stories which meet at the end. I also found it interesting the way the whole book takes . . .
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Wed Wabbit by Isabel
Wed Wabbit is a very imaginative book with lots of crazy ideas. I found that it was a very easy read; I think this book would be good for younger read . . .
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Where the World Ends by Isabel
I really enjoyed this book and the fact that it was based on a true story made me even more intrigued. At the beginning I found it a bit hard to under . . .
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Beyond the Bright Sea by Polly
I really loved this book. it was interesting because I learned a little more about the prejudices against lepurs. It opened my eyes. I love the charac . . .
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Release by Polly
I was impressed by the fact that the whole book was one day. it was a good read, however some of the scenes were a bit inappropriate for an 11 - 15 ye . . .
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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 jus
 

 

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