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St Edmund`s College
Group status: We have started reading! This year, our school is going to an inter-school Carnegie discussion with 6 other schools!

A few members of Monday's Book Club!

We are all members of Book Club! And we meet in the library every week, to do some reading and fun book activities!!! We are currently very busy reading with our fastest reader having finished all 7 books! We are selecting eight readers who have read most of the books to go to Bishop's Stortford College to discuss and vote for the best book! Quickest Readers of the month are....... Alice K. and Daisy T-S

Sarah, Daisy, Alice and Mayura

Where the World Ends by Kumari
'Where the world ends' is about a group of boys that travel to a stac to go birding for the winter. They spend their usual time there but the boat to . . .
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Wed Wabbit by Mayura
I loved this book as it is a mix between fantasy and dystopia. At the beginning of the book, there is a girl called Fidge and her sister has been in . . .
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After the Fire by Alice
After the fire is about a teenage girl called Moonbeam. She lived in a cult where every person must follow what Father John says without question or e . . .
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After the Fire by Sarah
After the Fire is a thrilling and exciting book that you can not put down. With a twist behind every corner, After the Fire always leaves you with the . . .
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The Hate U Give by Daisy T-S
In one word-Enthralling.I loved this book as it hooked me from the very start. I followed the journey of Starr as her worlds gradually merged into one . . .
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Rook by Molly
Rook is shorter than all the other books on the shortlist; it is about a boy called Nicky. He is struggling with bullies at school and trying to keep . . .
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Rook by Kumari
The book is about a boy called Nicky and his brother Kenny. They find a rook that lost in a fight with a sparrow hawk and take it in to care for it. . . .
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The Hate U Give by Molly
Kalil is 16. He is shot by a police officer because the officer felt threatened by his race. Starr, the story's protagonist is the only witness and af . . .
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The Hate U Give by Daisy T-S
This book was very fast paced and impossible to put down.It touched on some very interesting subjects like racism and violence, and follows the journe . . .
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Where the World Ends by Alice
Where the World Ends is a book about a boy named Quilliam (Quill) who lives on an island called Hirta. Quill and some other boys and men are sent ever . . .
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Beyond the Bright Sea by Alice
Beyond the Bright Sea is a book about a girl named Crow who was washed up on an island called Cuttyhunk in a skiff. She is found by someone she calls . . .
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Wed Wabbit by Sarah
Wed Wabbit is an enjoyable read. It is a peculiar book with some very odd characters but has a unique and interesting story line with some adventure a . . .
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Friends' School
Saffron Walden, Essex
Hockerill Anglo-European College
Nobel Book Group
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Which of this year's shortlisted books has the best cover?

Saint Death
17% (10 votes)

Beyond the Bright Sea
9% (5 votes)

3% (2 votes)

55% (32 votes)

Wed Wabbit
9% (5 votes)

Title: Salt to the Sea
Author: Ruta Sepetys
Winning Year: 2017

It's early 1945 and a group of people trek across Germany, bound together by their desperation to reach the ship that can take them away from the war-ravaged land. Four young people, each haunted by their own dark secret, narrate their unforgettable stori


Angie Thomas

Angie Thomas was born and raised in Jackson, Mississippi. She studied Creative Writing at Belhaven University, where she was one of the only black students – a theme visited in The Hate U Give, her debut novel, which is currentl . . .