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Morpeth School - 2011
Bethnal Green, London
Group status: we're reading shortlisted books
We are the Morpeth School Book Club. We are a group of year 7 pupils who have spent the past half term completing book quizzes and winning brilliant prizes. This half term we'll be reading and reviewing the Carnegie award books.



Morpeth School
Bethnal Green, London
Columbia Primary School
London,
Haggerston School
London,
Bridge Academy
London,
How important is it to you whether a novel is set in the past, the present, or the future?

i prefer stories set in the future because they are more exciting and imaginative
78% (14 votes)

I prefer stories set in the past because I like history
6% (1 vote)

I prefer stories set now because I can relate them more to my own experience
17% (3 votes)

 
Title: Junk
Author: Melvin Burgess
Winning Year: 1996

'Junk' is about a girl named Gemma who doesn't like her parents or home life so she runs away with her boyfriend Tar. She gets herself into a big mess and gets involved in squatting, drugs and prostitution. At first she thinks she's living the life bu