Fernwood School Wollaton, Group status: Getting to grips with the shortlist at the moment!
Year 8, 9 and 10 readers enjoying the books so far, and hoping to arrange a Carnegie Day once again at Nottingham University
Where the World Ends by Ben P.M I loved this book because of the way it truly and excellently depicted human nature, and the ingenuity we can have when faced with dire times.
It al . . . read full review
Rook by Nayan A quick read book but enjoyable at the same time. The storyline and charactersí backgrounds are well thought out. The book follows the boy Nicky throu . . . read full review
Wed Wabbit by Nayan A well written book. I love the plotline involved and the many links throughout the book. It may look like a story for young children but I assure it . . . read full review
Rook by Karan I enjoyed Rook because at the end the main character goes out with the girl he has been going after for the entirety of the book after he gets kicked . . . read full review
Wed Wabbit by Katie I found this book quite childish and a bit boring yet really unique and cute! . . . read full review
Rook by Wyn I read this book a few days ago it looked quite bad based off the cover but whilst reading i thoroughly enjoyed it and wished it had been longer. . . . read full review
After the Fire by Emily I really enjoyed reading this book and the structure that Will Hill used worked perfectly with the story being told. I would give this 8/10 because th . . . read full review
Do you prefer a book that stands alone, or one that is part of a series?
A book that stands alone
73% (53 votes)
Part of series
10% (7 votes)
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