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St Birinus School
Didcot, Oxon
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St Birinus School Book Club

A group of 15 extremely keen readers from Years 7, 8, and 9; meeting in Room 1 every Thursday Lunchtime. Come and join us!

Max Gowers, 8.4 Corinthian

The Smell of Other People's Houses by Ross
Despite its rather strange title, 'The Smell of Other People's Houses' is very well written and is almost impossible to put down. The story follows fo . . .
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Wolf Hollow by Tom
Although it begins slowly, events unfold rapidly, leaving you with a mystery that doesn't leave you until the end, With very human characters, 'Wolf H . . .
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Railhead by James
This book was gripping all the way through; I loved the complexity of the universe it was set in. I liked the casual LGBT representation, and it was i . . .
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Railhead by Tom
Railhead is a fast-paced sci-fi novel that is set in a dystopian future, where an emperor rules the 'Great Network' It follows Zen Starling, who is a . . .
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Wolf Hollow by Alex
There are no wolves in this book but the story builds up brilliantly from a normal day in the life of a normal girl into a mysterious and emotional st . . .
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The Stars at Oktober Bend by Andrew
This is a very emotional book which follows a girl, Alice Nightingale, through some events in her life. But something inside her is broken; her life i . . .
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Have you read Bone Sparrow? If so, did you enjoy it?

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Title: Tamar
Author: Mal Peet
Winning Year: 2005

This is an enthralling and multi-layered novel that traces the story of two men caught up in secret operations in World War Two. It looks at the negative impact that war has on those involved and on succeeding generations. Guilt and its ramifications lie


Philip Reeve

Philip Reeve was born and raised in Brighton, where he wrote his first story at the tender age of five about a spaceman called Spike and his dog Spook. He is a talented illustrator and writer, and he has illustrated several titles in the Horri . .



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