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TGS BookMunch
Group status: Meet every Weds lunchtime with Mrs M, Mrs G & Vanessa RBK Youth Librarian

Book Munchers

Welcoming new students to the group. See you on Wednesday in the Library for our Lunchtime Reading. This year we are going to have 2 shared meetings with our neighbouring Carnegie Shadowers at Southborough Boys School. We are so lucky to have support from our Kingston Libraries' Youth Librarian, who supplements our book stock. Will also try and choose our top 10 and celebrate 80 years of Carnegie Medal winners.

Mrs M

The Bone Sparrow by Barira
The Bone Sparrow has to be one of the most heart-touching books I have ever read. It contains so much emotion that it will leave you wrecked. It follo . . .
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Wolf Hollow by kasthury
A mind-blowing book that changes opinions of different characters. A book that creates drama. A book that creates mystery. Wolf Hollow, an amazing boo . . .
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Railhead by Isabella
Railhead is Philip Reeve's science fiction based interpretation of the future. If you are the kind of person who either likes science fiction or futur . . .
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Salt to the Sea by Isabella
Salt to the sea is a historical book showing the lives of four young people during World War 2. Some are refugees and some are soldiers but their indi . . .
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Sputnik's Guide to Life on Earth by Isabella
Sputnik's guide to life on earth is a fantastic read for anyone who likes science-fiction books. It is a bizarre puzzling adventure that you will laug . . .
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Sputnik's Guide to Life on Earth by Lien
This is a heart-warming and funny book. It is a must read for anyone who loves a comedy adventure. . . .
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Wolf Hollow by Isabella
Wolf Hollow takes you through the life of Annabelle as a new girl, Betty, joins her class at school. Even though she is really mean to Annabelle, when . . .
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The Bone Sparrow by Isabella
This book takes you on the emotional journey of a young refugee boy called Subhi and his day to day life living a refugee camp that he has lived in fo . . .
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The Smell of Other People's Houses by Barira
To be honest, when I first read the blurb I thought that this was going to be a typical book with typical problems which all get solved at the end. Th . . .
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Sputnik's Guide to Life on Earth by Barira
This book mostly surprised me. A heartening story, which focuses on family and the key to friendship. The plot is quite ambitious but i would definit . . .
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Railhead by Emma
I heard that Railhead was an exciting, intriguing novel filled with action and imaginative characters and it was. The beginning was quite attention gr . . .
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Wolf Hollow by Emma
Its a shocking mystery with twist at every page and would recommend it to any body who likes adventure... Annabel's life as a normal dynamic student a . . .
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Salt to the Sea by Barbara
This is a truly amazing book which will leave a huge impression on everyone who reads it. It follows the stories of four young people as they try to e . . .
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How Do You Choose a Book to spend time with?

A friend's recommendation
From A Booklist online website
A display in the Library or Bookshop
Are you crazy - I've been waiting to read this for ever
Its in a series/trilogy/sequel
I read everthing about this subject/this author
I am hard to please and it takes me ages - Help me!
I ask my teacher/Librarian/parent
Title: A Monster Calls
Author: Patrick Ness
Illustrator: Jim Kay
Winning Year: 2012

The monster shows up after midnight. It isn't the one Conor has been expecting; the one from his nightmare; the one he has had nearly every night since his mother started her treatment. But this new monster is ancient, and wild, and it wants something ju


Ruta Sepetys

Ruta Sepetys is the author of acclaimed YA novel, Between Shades of Grey. Born and raised in Michigan in a family of Lithuanian descent, Ruta now lives with her husband in Tennessee. Ruta was a highly successful promoter of classical musi . .