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Chobham Academy Book Group
40 Cheering lane, London
Group status: We're all set to read our way through the shortlisted titles...to select our own winners!

Star readers...

This is the eighth year The Clarendon College has shadowed the Carnegie Medal. We are also shadowing the Greenaway Medal, and have been amazed by the wonderful artwork in this years' shortlisted titles. Our intrepid readers this year are from Years 7 and 8



If you could be in charge of the world for a day what would you do?

Destroy computers
0% (2 votes)

Turn everyone into fish
96% (1152 votes)

Allow everyone to talk to the animals
1% (7 votes)

Say that everyone should watch TV all day
0% (1 vote)

Ban smoking, drinking, drugs and swearing
1% (10 votes)

Make everyone read books
1% (18 votes)

Make everyone eat cheese! (For you James!)
1% (11 votes)

Keep things the same
0% (5 votes)

 
Title: The Graveyard Book
Author: Neil Gaiman
Winning Year: 2010

Nobody Owens, known to his friends as Bod, would be a completely normal boy if he didn't live in a graveyard, being raised and educated by ghosts. For it is in the land of the living that real danger lurks, a danger that has already killed Bod's family.