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The Portsmouth Grammar School
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Group status: We are currently reading our way through the shortlist and starting to write and record reviews of our favourites.
We are avid book readers that enjoy both reading and talking about great books. We are a friendly and fun group who meet on Thursday lunchtimes in the Library.

We can all add reviews and comments :)

Sputnik's Guide to Life on Earth by Amazing
I personally, enjoyed the book and found it very interesting. The book was very funny, which drew me in to continue reading it. I love the plot and ho . . .
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The Bone Sparrow by Christopher
I have just read the bone sparrow: It is a compelling, heart wrenching read that shows the true strength of the human spirit. I simply adored this boo . . .
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Sputnik's Guide to Life on Earth by edward
This book has a sad story and some good ideas but I think that the author hasn't written it in the right way. The detail should be more in depth and e . . .
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The Stars at Oktober Bend by Mrs Davis
I found this book quite difficult to get into at the beginning, as it felt a bit fragmented and I was only reading short extracts each time but when I . . .
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Mayville Marvels
Southsea, Hampshire
Priory School
St John's College, Southsea
Jammin Readers
Who do you think is going to win the Carnegie book awards for 2016?

The Lies We Tell Ourselves
Five Children on the Western Front
The Rest Of Us Just Live Here
Fire Colour One
There Will Be Lies
The Lie Tree
The Ghosts of Heaven
Title: Just in Case
Author: Meg Rosoff
Winning Year: 2007

15 year old David Case thinks that fate is out to get him. There are so many things you could do in life such as reinvent yourself, change your name and the way you look; leave home and find yourself caught up in a series of strange misadventures and even


Zana Fraillon

Zana Fraillon lives in Victoria, Australia with her husband and three sons. She worked as a primary school teacher before having children, and has had picture books and middle grade fiction published in Australia.

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