Chobham Academy Book Group 40 Cheering lane, London Group status: Enjoying Books!
We meet at lunch times in our school library and read the Carnegie shortlist books or any past Carnegie books. Our group members are regular visitors to the library and read and discuss the books.
The Smell of Other People's Houses by Sophie Whicher I found The Smell of Other People's Houses adventurous and very detailed about each different house and story. It shows love and hate in a form of wri . . . read full review
Wolf Hollow by Sophiew1 Wolf Hollow is a very adventurous book it was a very detailed story describing the lives of all the characters as it went along throughout the book.Th . . . read full review
The Stars at Oktober Bend by HollyW I think is a great book and everyone should give it a chance. The front cover design is very unusal but is a fun filled book . . . read full review
What is your favourite book from Carnegie
Title: A Gathering Light Author: Jennifer Donnelly Winning Year: 2003
This is a moving and unforgettable story of life in the Adirondack Mountains, in upstate New York at the turn of the 20th Century. The central character, Mattie, struggles to choose between family duty and her burning desire for education and a better lif
Mal Peet with Meg Rosoff
Mal Peet's first novel, Keeper, won the Branford Boase Award and the Bronze Nestle Children's Book Prize; Tamar won the Carnegie Medal; and Exposure was the winner of the Guardian Children .