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Halewood Academy Centre for Learning
Halewood, Merseyside
Group status: We are an English class of Year 9 students and we are currently reading through the shortlisted books.

This is our our fifteenth year involved with shadowing the Carnegie Award. We meet once a week in the LRC during an English lesson.There are 27 year 9 students led by Ms Catterall and myself, Mrs Fleming .

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From this year's Carnegie Shortlist, after reading the 'blurb', which book was your favourite?

A Boy and a Bear in a Boat
A Greyhound of a Girl
The Weight of Water
Maggot Moon
In Darkness
Code Name Verity
Title: The Graveyard Book
Author: Neil Gaiman
Winning Year: 2010

Nobody Owens, known to his friends as Bod, would be a completely normal boy if he didn't live in a graveyard, being raised and educated by ghosts. For it is in the land of the living that real danger lurks, a danger that has already killed Bod's family.