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Group status: We are the 'Mad About Books' Reading Club and we meet every Wednesday in the Library at lunch-time. We are currently taking it in turns to read the books that have been short-listed.

'Mad About Books' Reading Group

We are the 'Mad About Books' reading club, we are a group of many individuals, that all have one thing in common... Our mutual love of books and reading! We are made up of year groups Year 7 up to Year 9 and we meet up in our school library every Wednesday lunch-time. We talk about the books we have been reading and give in reviews and update our Carnegie reading page.

Tyler, Callum, Lowri, Finlay & Elise

There Will Be Lies by Finlay
This book should definitely win the Carnegie award! After reading The Rest Of Us Just Live Here I didn't think anything would be able to top it but I . . .
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One by Lowri
One is a heart-tugging story of friendship and loss. Tippi and Grace are conjoined twins and are heading to school, for the first time. They meet two . . .
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Five Children on the Western Front by William
This book was good at the beginning but I thought it cooled down, then it got quite boring, but just because I did not like it doesn't mean you wouldn . . .
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The Lie Tree by Lowri
The Lie Tree is a thrilling tale of lies and fraud. It focuses on a young girl named Faith who is trying to uncover more about her father's mysterious . . .
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The Rest of Us Just Live Here by Finlay
This book was great! I really loved the way Patrick Ness's writing style kept you guessing all the time. If you love mystery, in a modern style this b . . .
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Five Children on the Western Front by Mrs. Mason
What a wonderful sequel to 'Five Children and It' - I couldn't put it down! Fascinating to see how the children have grown up and how the Psammead has . . .
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Bryn Elian High School
The Trinity Readers
Co Tyrone,
Which book do YOU want to win?

There will be lies
Fire colour one
The rest of us just live here
lies we tell ourselves
Lie tree
The ghosts of heaven
Five children on the western front
Title: Dogger
Illustrator: Shirley Hughes
Winning Year: 1977

Dogger shows the distress the loss of a toy causes a child, as well as the reality of family life. Filled with humour this is a book for young readers to tackle by themselves, as well as a delight to read aloud.


Nick Lake

Nick Lake won the hugely prestigious Printz Award for outstanding young adult fiction for In Darkness, which was also shortlisted for the Carnegie Medal. There Will Be Lies cements Nick's position as writer of must-read, twisti . .