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Derby Grammar School
Group status: Having fun and reading books!

The DGS Reading Team

We are a small but very enthusiastic group of readers who meet every week to discuss our favourite books. We do quizzes, games and lots more and we especially enjoy eating the biscuits! We think that the Carnegie book awards are a brilliant idea as they recognise writers who well deserve awards for their brilliant books and styles of writing.

Sputnik's Guide to Life on Earth by Ted Gushlow
I thought Sputnik's Guide to Life on Earth was a really interesting book. It is about a boy called Prez whose grandad has a case of dementia. Because . . .
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Dale...let's get reading group
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Which do you like most?

Stupnik's Guide to Life on Earth
Bone Sparrow
Salt to the Sea
Wolf Hollow
Title: Stone Cold
Author: Robert Swindells
Winning Year: 1993

Homeless, frightened and alone, Link finds himself down-and-out in London after fleeing from his brutish stepfather. He only survives because he's befriended by streetwise Ginger. When Ginger suddenly disappears, Link is in despair. Then he meets Gail, a