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Rednock School
Group status: We're reading as fast as we can and meeting up to exchange notes every Friday lunchtime.....
We have a Carnegie Shadowing Group that is made up of Years 7-9 and meet on Friday lunchtimes in the LRC. The group is run by Ms Gillies, the LRC Manager. We are currently trying to read and review as many of the Carnegie books as we can....

Salt to the Sea by Lily
There is only one word to describe this book as AMAZING! I thoroughly enjoyed it because it was set in the past (which I love to read about) and told . . .
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The Stars at Oktober Bend by Lily
When I read this book at first I wasn't excited by it but then after a while, when I got into the book I started to really enjoy it. I think the highl . . .
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Beck by Lily
I thoroughly enjoyed reading Beck as it quickly got into the story, also it was a book which I COULD NOT put down, it was an emotional but strong book . . .
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The Smell of Other People's Houses by Lily
When I read this book, it made me want to read more because it has lots of peoples lives and you wanted to find every aspect about them because they h . . .
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The Bone Sparrow by Lily
This book was enjoyable because it gave you a perspective from a refugees point of view. However this book took a while to get going, but once it got . . .
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Sputnik's Guide to Life on Earth by M
A book about everyday people, life, love and family. This is a funny read that's aimed at younger secondary age students or primary. . . .
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Railhead by Ms Gillies
I didn't think I was a fan of sci-fi, but I'm glad I read this book. It's full of action, adventure, twists and turns. The characters are believable t . . .
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Which is your favourite book on the shortlist this year?

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