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Railhead by Jack
Railhead is set far into the future when humans have developed interstellar travel which creates an experience which entices the reader to carry on wi . . .
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Wolf Hollow by sophia
Overall, Wolf Hollow is a very interesting book. It teaches many life lessons whilst telling a story about a young girl called Annabelle who has to pr . . .
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The Smell of Other People's Houses by Katie
Personally, at first I thought that the book had a slow start and at times I found it a bit confusing to read as it was written in four different char . . .
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The Bone Sparrow by Harvey
A very interesting book, different from others I've read but extremely enjoyable. I connected to the characters through the first chapters and felt th . . .
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Beck by Witold
'Beck' is a very interesting book to read with a poor start but after a while it builds up to a outstanding story. Beck is a black orphan who was sent . . .
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Shirley Library
Shirley,
Old Palace of John Whitgift School
Shirley High School Performing Arts College
Croydon,
Arts Award Carnegie and Greenaway Shadowing Group
Croydon,
 
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