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Pembroke Bitten by Books
Pembroke,
Group status: We're madly circulating the Carnegie shortlist titles between us and are enjoying our weekly meetings (aided by cake & a cuppa) to discuss and debate our favourites, and not-so-favourites!



Mrs S (while exams are going on...)


Ben's brilliant book bugs
Llanmiloe cp school
Llanteg, Pembrokeshire
Milford Haven Shadowers
Milford Haven, Pembrokeshire
Pembroke Family of Schools Greenaway Shadowers
Pembroke,
Which of this year's Carnegie shortlist has the most effective and enticing cover?

Sputnik's Guide to Life on Earth - Frank Cottrell Boyce
The Bone Sparrow - Zana Fraillon
The Smellof Other People's Houses - Bonnie-Sue Hitchcock
The Stars at Oktober Bend - Glenda Millard
Beck - Mal Peet / Meg Rosoff
Railhead - Philip Reeve
Salt to the Sea - Ruta Sepetys
Wolf Hollow - Lauren Wolk
 
Title: Junk
Author: Melvin Burgess
Winning Year: 1996

Junk is the most controversial Carnegie winner yet. It unflinchingly tells the story of Tar and Gemma, who run away from home, move to Bristol and meet up with some squatters. It is superbly written, with a subtle character development achieved through a