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Hannes Koster

Salt to the Sea by Cerys
Salt to the sea is an absolutely amazing book, that has just the right amount of action and history. It is based around the sinking of the whilhelm gu . . .
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Sputnik's Guide to Life on Earth by Harry
This book is very strange but hilarious. It is different from the normal book and you will enjoy this book if you like books that surprise you with ev . . .
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The Stars at Oktober Bend by Alice
I felt that this book lacked description, meaning the storyline was confusing. Although I think this was on purpose, it made the book hard to read. . . .
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The Smell of Other People's Houses by Alice
I didn't really like this book and only managed to read to page 18. I felt it lacked description meaning it was very confusing about what was going on . . .
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Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone by Alice
ITS AMAZING!!!! Definitely read this book!! . . .
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Beck by Alice
I didn't like this book as I felt that the author couldn't choose a storyline or genre. It kept changing and I felt, as a reader, that the author was . . .
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Beck by Cerys
This book is very inappropriate and I'm surprised that it's in a children's book section. I can see what the author was trying to achieve, by talking . . .
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The Stars at Oktober Bend by Robert
I really did not like this book the grammar really angered me. This is not a book that I would give the award to. . . .
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The Bone Sparrow by Harry
I personally found this book quite boring, as it was not as unique as i really would've hoped, and honestly just not that good. However, you might lik . . .
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Wolf Hollow by Robert
This book is full of suspense and joyful moments. I rate this book 10/10 as it grasped my attention from page one. . . .
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Beck by Johnny
Can't believe this made the cut! Seems too mature in theme and language for the target audience, A difficult and tedious read that I struggled to read . . .
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The Bone Sparrow by Alice
I think that you will like this book if you like The Boy in the Striped Pajamas. It is quite similar but is set in a refugee camp. I think this makes . . .
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The Stars at Oktober Bend by Francesca
This book had a very interesting storyline however the awful grammar was frustrating. The different perspectives was a great touch and I liked hearing . . .
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Wolf Hollow by Johnny
A riveting and touching read. You'll like this, if you like a book that is dramatic and where you are absorbed into the protagonist's frustration of t . . .
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Salt to the Sea by Eddie
The different point of views really makes the book unique and stand out from the crowd. This book I rate 9/10 because there is always a question that . . .
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Railhead by Jacob
Rail head contains a fantastic, futuristic world, despite this this, it fails to truly explain the events to the reader. For a long while I was left g . . .
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Readers at Kingsley
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Chatterbooks Lillington Library
Leamington Spa,
The Kingsley School
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Milverton Primary School
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Favourite Books?

Alice- Harry Potter
Cerys- When Hitler Stole pink rabbit
Francesca- The Hunger Games
Robert- Harry Potter
Harry- The weight of the water
Jacob- Magnus chase and the sword of summer
Eddie- Cherub
Mr Salmons- The Lion the witch and the wardrobe
 
Title: The Machine Gunners
Author: Robert Westall
Winning Year: 1975

Living in Britain during World War Two, Chas McGill is determined to outdo his rival Boddser Brown in obtaining the ultimate war souvenir. When he finds a crashed German bomber in the woods complete with machine gun, he knows he can not only beat Boddser
 

 
 

Lauren Wolk

After graduating from Brown University in 1981 with a degree in English literature, Lauren Wolk spent a year as a writer with the Battered Women's Project of the St. Paul American Indian Center, and then worked as both an editor and an English tea . .