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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 - Group 2
Bethnal Green, London
The Green Machine
BGA Young Voices
Tower Hamlets SLS
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