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South Wilts Grammar School
Salisbury, Wiltshire
Group status: Let the reading begin!

Looking forward to reading and discussing all the shortlisted books this year.

Mrs Gardiner

Beyond the Bright Sea by Mrs Gardiner
Beyond the bright sea is the story of Crow and the mystery surrounding her birth and where she came from. Lauren Wolk creates an atmospheric and visua . . .
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Wed Wabbit by Eve
I think this book is AMAZING! It's really funny and I love the characters Fidge and Doctor Carrot. It has a nice message at the end and I think that . . .
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St Edmund's Girls' School
St Joseph's Catholic School
Shadow Stars
Salisbury, Wiltshire
To be agreed with children please!
Salisbury, Wiltshire
Does the cover of a book influence whether or not you choose to read it?

Yes, I would not pick up a book if I didn't like the cover.
No, I would look at the blurb on the back and flick through the book to make my decision.
Title: Tom's Midnight Garden
Author: Philippa Pearce
Winning Year: 1958

When his brother Peter gets measles, 14-year-old Tom Long is sent to stay with his uncle and aunt in Ely. They live in a first-floor flat in what was once a grand manor house, now run down. One night Tom hears the old grandfather clock in the hallway stri


Lauren Wolk

Lauren Wolk graduated from Brown University in 1981 with a degree in English literature, spent a year as a writer with the Battered Women’s Project of the St. Paul American Indian Centre, and then worked as both an editor and an Englis . . .