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King Edward VI Handsworth School
Group status: There is no friend as loyal as a book!

Just a normal day at Handsworth Girls!

We are King Edward VI Handsworth's book club and welcome to our shadowing page. We are a group of year 7-9s that meet every Wednesday to share our love of books by reading and discussing the current Carnegie shortlist! We don't just sit around talking about books, we act out our favourite scenes and so much more! Be sure to check out our reviews, poll, videos and blog!

Hiba, Prubleen, Preena + Humaira!!!!

Saint Death by Nafeesa
I have just began this book and it seems interesting. I like the way Sedgwick has begun with an entrancing description. I think this book is going to . . .
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Rook by Ella
Rook is a novella which has a simple storyline but shocking. It follows the harsh life of 2 brothers,one of which has learning difficulties, who saved . . .
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Wed Wabbit by Ella
Wed Wabbit has a first impression as a book for younger readers due to the illustrations on the front cover and the title; however it was a thriller o . . .
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Rook by Nafeesa
When I looked at the front cover of this book, I thought that it would be completely and utterly boring. However, when I read the blurb of this book, . . .
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Aston Ed's
Aston Manor Academy
Chamberlain Square,
Prince Albert Primary School
Which book do you think will win this years' Carnegie award?

Wed Wabbit
After the Fire
Saint Death
Where the World Ends
Beyond the Bright Sea
The Hate You Give
Title: Salt to the Sea
Author: Ruta Sepetys
Winning Year: 2017

It's early 1945 and a group of people trek across Germany, bound together by their desperation to reach the ship that can take them away from the war-ravaged land. Four young people, each haunted by their own dark secret, narrate their unforgettable stori


Patrick Ness

Patrick Ness is the multi-award-winning author of A Monster Calls, the Chaos Walking series, The Crane Wife and many more. A fun fact: he doesn't like onions!