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South Wilts Grammar School
Salisbury, Wiltshire
Group status: Looking forward to reading the shortlist!

This is our 12th year of participating in the Carnegie Medal shadowing scheme, and we hope to have some interesting discussions about the books this year!

Mrs Gardiner

The Smell of Other People's Houses by Joanne
This is a good book to find out about what life was like living in Alaska in the 1970's - a very different world from what the majority of us encounte . . .
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Salt to the Sea by megan
I really enjoyed this book as one story was told by lots of different people so you got a variety of opinions about the events taking place. I also li . . .
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Wolf Hollow by Mrs Gardiner
Wolf Hollow is a book about prejudice and making judgements about people. It is set during the latter years of the Second World War but the character . . .
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Railhead by Isla
I thought that Railhead was a really original and well thought out story, with interesting characters and amazing descriptions that really make you fe . . .
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Salt to the Sea by Joanne
Although the characters in this book are fictional, the event that it is leading to is very real, which makes the book all the more harrowing. Li . . .
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St Edmund's Girls' School
Shadow Stars
Salisbury, Wiltshire
To be agreed with children please!
Salisbury, Wiltshire
Which shortlisted book is your favourite?

Sputnik's guide to life on earth
The bone sparrow
The smell of other people's houses
The stars at Oktober Bend
Salt to the sea
Wolf Hollow
Title: Watership Down
Author: Richard Adams
Winning Year: 1972

"We've got to go away before it's too late." Fiver could sense danger. Something terrible was going to happen to the warren - he felt sure of it. So did his brother Hazel, for Fiver's sixth sense was never wrong. They had to leave the warren, and


Lauren Wolk

After graduating from Brown University in 1981 with a degree in English literature, Lauren Wolk spent a year as a writer with the Battered Women's Project of the St. Paul American Indian Center, and then worked as both an editor and an English tea . .