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Group status: Wolf Hollow to win. Salt to the Sea second!

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My name is Judit and I am currently thirteen years old. I am originally form Hungary, but currently reside in the Netherlands. Hi, Im Luisa. I have just turned 12 years old. I like drawing anime and manga, and currently I am trying to write my very own book. I lived in Spain for seven years and then moved to Holland and started in the International school of the Hague: (ISH)  Hello, Im Danae, I come from Greece and I am 12 years old. I like playing football and basketball. I enjoy reading and my favourite book is Harry Potter. I moved to The Hague when I was 10 and before I was living in Athens. Hi, I'm Emese. I am 12 years old. I like reading. I come from Hungary. I like adventure books and also other ones. I have one brother and two sisters. Hi I am Pia. I am 11 years old. Originally I am Norwegian but now I live in the Netherlands. and I like reading English and Norwegian books. Hi, I am Giorgia. I am 12 years old and come from Italy although I haven't lived there for long. My hobby is reading and this is why I decided to participate. Hello, I am Raya. I come from Bulgaria and am 12 years old. My hobbies are reading horse riding and tennis. I really enjoyed reading these books. Hello I'm Jacques and I come from France. Hello I'm Tom I come from France. My hobbies are dancing and reading. My favourite book is a French book called Journal D'un Guerrier.

Caroline Emery

Railhead by Judit
I really liked this book, though at the beginning I think that I might have set too high expectations, as everyone told me how great this book was, so . . .
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The Bone Sparrow by Alice
I find this book really interesting and I found it quite sad that there was a sad ending. It was quite hard to understand who was who in the character . . .
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Sputnik's Guide to Life on Earth by Danae
At the start, I was really excited about starting reading this book but it turned out that Railhead wasn’t a really interesting book for me. I found . . .
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Sputnik's Guide to Life on Earth by Judit
WARNING! CONTAINS SOME SPOILERS! I enjoyed reading this book and got through it quite fast. I don't think it was a very good thing that I read this . . .
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Railhead by Emese
I enjoyed and also I was bored to read it because for me it's not that interesting as I expected. But still it was good to read a book about science. . . .
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The Smell of Other People's Houses by Emese
I found this book interesting because there were mysteries to solve and adventures to go through every chapter. Every chapter was told by a differe . . .
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The Stars at Oktober Bend by Judit
At the beginning it was harder to read this book, than the other books because there were no capital letters and so you couldn't see the sentences cle . . .
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The Stars at Oktober Bend by Emese
It's a really satisfying story with a really peacefully background. This book is one of my favorite book, but I like the other books too. I recommend . . .
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Salt to the Sea by Alice
I really enjoyed reading Salt to the Sea. Although, it was quite hard to follow the story, I finally got into it and it made me want to read it until . . .
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Wolf Hollow by Raya
Wolf Hollow is a very interesting and amazing story. It was quite sad but not too sad. I really enjoyed reading it. Wolf Hollow is certainly one of my . . .
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The Bone Sparrow by Emese
It's a really interesting book. But the end is really sad. But still it's a good book. I recommend to all of you to read it. Just to write/say it's . . .
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Wolf Hollow by Luisa
I didn't really enjoy this book because it ended really badly and the book kind of left me with a bad aftertaste. I think that people that like myste . . .
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Wolf Hollow by Judit
SPOILERS!! Overall I didn’t get the same feeling of satisfaction as from the other books. I thought that the ending wasn’t that nice, as two pe . . .
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The Bone Sparrow by Raya
It was a bit too sad. Normally I would stop reading a book if it is really sad, but it was so interesting, so amazing and so carefully written with so . . .
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The Smell of Other People's Houses by Judit
I thought that overall the book was very satisfying and interesting. The characters were well designed and realistic. I really liked the way the story . . .
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Salt to the Sea by jacques
I think this book is very sad but it make you also relised how horrible the 2 world war was. I think its not a very good book cause it does not have a . . .
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Wolf Hollow by Emese
Is a really nice and good book but the end of this true story is very sad. As its says the title 'Wolf Hollow' it's not really about wolfs. But stil . . .
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Salt to the Sea by Luisa
I really enjoyed this book because not only it has short chapters but its also really interesting and sad. I think that if you like real life stories . . .
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Wolf Hollow by Pia
the book is really interesting. the story begins in 1943. the summer Annabelle learned to lie. and when betty arrives everything in Annabelles life ch . . .
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The Bone Sparrow by Judit
SOME SPOILERS!!!!! I really enjoyed reading through this book, even though the topic is a bit harsh and sad. At the beginning the story started slo . . .
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Salt to the Sea by Judit
I think that this book was a marvelous book. I didn't think that I would enjoy historic fiction very much (as this book is historic fiction), but I di . . .
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Salt to the Sea by Raya
It was really quite sad, but it made me very suspicious at how it would end. . . .
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Railhead by Luisa
I really enjoyed the book because: I really like Science Fiction books and because it's got a lot of intriguing moments in it. I really like how the a . . .
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The Bone Sparrow by Sofia (Boisvert)
I have found this book highly interesting in the middle and the end, though to me the beginning could have had a little bit more action. It made me a . . .
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Salt to the Sea by Emese
In this book there are four young people. They are called Joana, Florian, Emilia, and Alfred. They all come from different lands but each of them is h . . .
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Wolf Hollow by Danae
I enjoyed reading this book, because it was very emotional, adventurous and interesting. It was very nice reading about friendship and trust although . . .
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Salt to the Sea by Giorgia
The book I read is entitled “Salt to the Sea”. This book includes perspectives from different points of view of 4 young adults trying to survive t . . .
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Railhead by jacques
I really loved how they take about our planet now and its also very interesting cause there is lots of thing in this book what I really like is that y . . .
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The Stars at Oktober Bend by Raya
The Stars at Oktober Bend was a really satisfying story. I would recommend it to all my friends. It had a really peaceful background and then suddenly . . .
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Sputnik's Guide to Life on Earth by Emese
Everybody need a Guide.In this book there are instructions how to save the world. Sometimes funny instructions. It's interesting and funny also. I rec . . .
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The Smell of Other People's Houses by Alice
I really enjoyed reading the smell of other people's houses, as there were four different characters, who wrote about their different points of view a . . .
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Which book on the Carnegie shortlist are you most excited to start reading?

The Smell of Other People's Houses
11% (1 vote)

The Stars at Oktober Bend
11% (1 vote)

Railhead by Philip Reeve
22% (2 votes)

Salt to the Sea by Ruta Sepetys
44% (4 votes)

Wolf Hollow by Lauren Wolk
11% (1 vote)

 
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