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Chobham Academy Book Group
40 Cheering lane, London
Group status: We're reading our first choices of books! Excited to finish!

What's your favourite Carnegie shortlisted book so far?

The Smell of Other People's Houses, Bonnie-Sue Hitchock
The Stars at Oktober Bend, Glenda Millard
Sputnik's Guide to Life on Earth, Frank Cottrell-Boyce
Beck, Mal Peet and Meg Rosoff
Wolf Hollow, Lauren Wolk
The Bone Sparrow, Zana Fraillon
Rail Head, Philip Reeve
Salt to the Sea, Ruta Sepetys
Title: Dogger
Illustrator: Shirley Hughes
Winning Year: 1977

Dogger shows the distress the loss of a toy causes a child, as well as the reality of family life. Filled with humour this is a book for young readers to tackle by themselves, as well as a delight to read aloud.


Ruta Sepetys
I've read 'Between the Shades of Grey' by Ruta Sepetys before and I'm really looking forward to reading 'Salt to the Sea'. 'Between the Shades of Grey' was a book that took my heart alongside stealing my breath. I can really recommend her as an a