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St Joe's Carnegie Cavaliers

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Hello! We are the St Joe's Carnegie Cavaliers and we pride ourselves on bringing books back into fashion.We're more than ready for the shortlist from the Carnegie prize but... are you?

Niamh Jones

Railhead by Paul
Such an unusual book. Although I was sometimes confused it enthralled me. Fascinating, perhaps more for sci if fans, but if you persevere you are rewa . . .
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Railhead by Teresa
This is a book for the curious. This is for those readers who get excited by possibility. If you like the idea of a great, wild universe spread out be . . .
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Railhead by Teresa
This is a book for the curious. This is for those readers who get excited by possibility. If you like the idea of a great, wild universe spread out be . . .
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Sputnik's Guide to Life on Earth by Niamh Jones
Sputnik's guide to life on Earth is a action packed family favourite filled with scenarios that will leave you in histerics. It follows the life of Pr . . .
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The Stars at Oktober Bend by Niamh Jones
This book is a rollercoaster ride destined to make you beg for more. The author cleverly uses grammatical errors to show how an accident has effected . . .
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Wolf Hollow by Olivia
Wolf Hollow is strikingly reminiscent of Harper Lee's To kill a mockingbird, however it is just as brilliant. It questions what is right and wrong and . . .
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Sputnik's Guide to Life on Earth by Rosie
Amazing, I love the back story about Laika the dog. (SPOILER ALERT!!!) It was a hilarious book and the list at the end is unusual as things we see a . . .
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Sputnik's Guide to Life on Earth by Rosie
Amazing, I love the back story about Laika the dog. (SPOILER ALERT!!!) It was a hilarious book and the list at the end is unusual as things we see a . . .
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Sputnik's Guide to Life on Earth by Teresa
Frank Cotterell Boyce is entertaining as ever in this book. Prez is fostered at a farm, and this is where Sputnik finds him. Is he an alien, is he a d . . .
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The Smell of Other People's Houses by Paul
In many ways growing up here is like growing up nowhere else but in other ways it is the same as many places. Bonnie Sue Hitchcock is able to tell a s . . .
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Sputnik's Guide to Life on Earth by Paul
Such a clever idea. A really unusual book but captivating. Easy to read style but it's simplicity tells a fascinating and endearing story that is a jo . . .
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Beck by Paul
A sort of Bildungsroman as we watch Beck develop. The plot is linear in that it tells us Becks journey in a straightforward way. Occasionally slightly . . .
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The Stars at Oktober Bend by Paul
Oktober bend is a very unusual book. It drifts along quietly and if you are not careful you will miss it's beauty. It tells a powerful story in a gent . . .
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What kind of books do you like?

Sci-fi
6% (3 votes)

Romance
90% (43 votes)

Mystery
2% (1 vote)

Comedy
2% (1 vote)

 
Title: The Bunker Diary
Author: Kevin Brooks
Winning Year: 2014

16-year-old Linus Weems has woken up in a low-ceilinged rectangular building, made entirely of whitewashed concrete, with no windows and no doors. The lift is the only way out. But this time when the lift comes, it isn't empty.
 

 
 

Frank Cottrell-Boyce

Frank Cottrell Boyce is the author of Millions, Framed, Cosmic, The Astounding Broccoli Boy and the Chitty Chitty Bang Bang sequels. He is also a successful writer of screen-plays and, along with director Danny Boyle, devised the Opening Ceremony . .