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Colton's Keen Readers

Group status: Busily reading away, debating over authors and deciding potential 2017 Carnegie winners!
Hi, we are Colton Hills Keen Readers. We love books, we love talking and most of all... we love talking about book! Reading opens our mind to so many possibilities and we at Colton Hills are excited to explore the diversity of books in this years Carnegie.

Baba Mohammed

Wed Wabbit by Shiryes
To begin with, Wed Wabbit is quite an intriguing book that takes place in the real world and the land of the Wimbley Woos. It is about a young girl na . . .
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Release by Roman
Release is an amazing book.This book is about a young boy named Adam whose life slowly falls apart over the course of one day where his ex-boyfriend, . . .
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Wed Wabbit by Rahul
To me, Wed Wabbit was not what I expected. I thought it would be about a rabbit on an adventure or something full of thrills and action. The first few . . .
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Saint Death by Roman
From what I read (which was not a lot) I didn't find it that interesting...I felt that there were a lot more intriguing books that I could have been r . . .
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Saint Death by jordan
I am going to give this great book a big thumbs up. I loved the amount of detail that was put into the story and the imagery enabled me to picture exa . . .
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Saint Death by Mrs Dicken
This book is electrifying. It seemed to burn a hole in my head, so much so that I woke up at 5am thinking about the significance of the first chapter . . .
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Wed Wabbit by Mrs Dicken
I expected great things from Wed Wabbit and loved the first five chapters based in the real world however the book seemed to fall apart for me when Fi . . .
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Rook by Denise
Rook is a very simple book, which talks about the issues one may face whilst in secondary school. We are taken into the life of Nicky who is being bul . . .
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The Hate U Give by Benedicte
The Hate U Give is a book that tackles social issues such as discrimination, racism and prejudice. I really enjoyed this book because I think the way . . .
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Wed Wabbit by Esther
Wed wabbit was a book about a 10 year old girl named Fidge whose 5 year old sister Minnie got into a car accident chasing after her favourite toy Wed . . .
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Release by Mrs Dicken
I confess I was a little bit disappointed with Release. There is no doubt that it is an important book to be written in that its exploration of sexua . . .
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Rook by Simran
The book started of as a point of view of a bird- more specifically a rook. The bird was close to death however two boys saved it. Kenny and Nicky pay . . .
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Where the World Ends by Simran
This book is about a bunch of males stuck on an island of rock called the Warrior Stac. They were stuck there for 9 months until they were eventually . . .
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The Hate U Give by Denise
The Hate U Give is an amazing book that deals with serious issues in the world today, however at the same time has you crying with laughter. The #Blac . . .
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Saint Death by Simran
It is an amazing book which shows some of the difficulties of living in a poor, dangerous area where murder tends to be a common thing. We follow Artu . . .
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Highfields School
Wolverhampton,
Colton Hills Community School
Wolverhampton,
Colton's Greenaway Gang
 
 
Title: A Monster Calls
Author: Patrick Ness
Illustrator: Jim Kay
Winning Year: 2012

The monster shows up after midnight. It isn't the one Conor has been expecting; the one from his nightmare; the one he has had nearly every night since his mother started her treatment. But this new monster is ancient, and wild, and it wants something ju