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Esher Church of England High School
Esher,
Group status: Esher High Shadowing Group meets at lunchtime in the Hub.
We spend our lunchtime talking about the books, quizzing and writing Book reviews. Brilliant! We also have a few teachers and parents joining in with the action.

Sputnik's Guide to Life on Earth by Nathan
Sputnik's guide to life on Earth is an outstanding book from Frank Cottrell Boyce. It is about a boy called Prez and a loud alien called Sputnik who a . . .
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The Bone Sparrow by caitlin
I would recommend this book to friends because I really liked the storyline of it, at the start of the book I was a bit confused but as the story prog . . .
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Sputnik's Guide to Life on Earth by caitlin
Spudniks guide to life on Earth is a very happy and family type book ,although it is very unrealistic it still has a good storyline. It is about a boy . . .
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Railhead by caitlin
I an very sorry to say I did not like this book much. It took a long while to get into it and I did not like the storyline of it either. It was confus . . .
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Salt to the Sea by caitlin
I loved this book so much, it is one of the best books I have ever read. The book has a lot of amazing twists, you have a lot of emotions in the book . . .
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Railhead by Stevie
Railhead is very very dull I hated every second of reading this book.For me being a girl I thought of it being too boyish for me.Reading about Zen ste . . .
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The Stars at Oktober Bend by Stevie
The stars at oktober bend is a lovely book and a cute story line.The title and cover are very misleading and unless you read the blurb or the first li . . .
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Wolf Hollow by yazmin
this book was very interesting and had very good end i really enjoyed this book thanks . . .
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Wolf Hollow by maisy, rebecca
I think that this book was a very good because it included a range of dramas, deaths and tension. It clearly gave a picture of what was going on and t . . .
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Wolf Hollow by Mrs W
This is a deceptively simple book which lingered in my head after I'd read it because of the brilliantly evocative setting - rural Pennsylvania in 194 . . .
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The Smell of Other People's Houses by Laura
The book was very interesting but got confusing towards the end when all the characters came together. However, it had a unique story line for each ch . . .
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The Smell of Other People's Houses by Matilda
The smell of other people's houses was a good read that was definitely a good page turner for me. The character of Ruth is a interesting one as only h . . .
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The Smell of Other People's Houses by Ischa
Personally I think this is a amazing book which collides the story of a group of fascinating kids and has a interesting story line. I would give it . . .
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Railhead by Ischa
I think that it was extremely hard to get in to, and I would not recommend it . I am giving it a 0.4/5 . . .
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The Stars at Oktober Bend by Ischa
Personally I think this is a amazing book, with a catchy story line and amazing description, i am giving it a 5/5 . . .
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The Stars at Oktober Bend by Mrs W
I was gripped by the writing in this book. It took a few pages to become used to Alice's lack of capital letters and the disjointed sentences that rep . . .
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Railhead by Deborah
This is a science fiction book set in a future where humans have left Earth and settled on many worlds. Zen Starling is a petty thief from Cleave, ste . . .
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The Bone Sparrow by Anya
I do NOT recommend this book. I find it very boring because I would've liked more description of the camp and the characters. If you are reading this . . .
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The Bone Sparrow by matilda
The Bone Sparrow was a very good book that kept me on a thread, wanting to know what happens next. It had an amazing story line that had great charact . . .
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Sputnik's Guide to Life on Earth by matilda
This was a good book that really suited the recommended age level.It was a good story line that was easy to follow and funny. The character of Sputnik . . .
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Sputnik's Guide to Life on Earth by Stevie
This is a happy chirpy book for all ages. From the start it's good yet you only find out why Prez is in care nearer the end which is why I found it a . . .
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Wolf Hollow by Stevie
I love Wolf Hollow. The start is slow but stick to it it's got great characters all believable and real.Twists and turns in the chapters claw you in d . . .
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Beck by Lezlie
I really wanted to like this book. The cover was fantastic and invited me to read it and I was drawn in by the second sentence “She was not a prosti . . .
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Esher,
Which Book do you like Best?

Beck
Bone Sparrow
Railhead
Salt to the Sea
Smell of Other People's Houses
Sputnik's Guide to Life on Earth
Stars at Oktober Bend
Wolf Hollow
 
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