St Peter's School Huntingdon, Group status: Wallowing in new books!
We're meeting once a week to get stuck into the shortlist.
After the Fire by Mrs B I absolutely loved this book, I would never have picked it up if it wasn't for the fact it was on the Carnegie list. Although I found it a little slow . . . read full review
Rook by Mrs B I didn't enjoy this book at all. I was disappointed with it as I thought it was far too short, lacked any excitement, to me it was a rather dull read. . . . read full review
Rook by Mrs McJ Hmmm not crazy about this book. It's a quick read and I did want to carry on reading but it definitely wasn't un-putdownable! It was a wee bit predi . . . read full review
Where the World Ends by Mrs McJ Well I'm not sure 'enjoyed' is the word for this book, but I certainly kept wanting to read it and to know what would happen next. It's based on a tr . . . read full review
The Hate U Give by Mrs McJ This is quite a challenging read, but I think it's worth it. The book is set in America and of course the narrator is American so you need to get an . . . read full review
After the Fire by Mrs McJ Absolutely love this book. The cover and blurb did not do it for me - sounded dull and a bit odd. The first few pages took a while to 'tune into' bu . . . read full review
a young African-American slave from the Deep South, is freed at the
end of the American Civil War. However her freedom is met with
tragedy after her adopted mother is raped and lynched at the hands of
a mob, and Charley finds herself alone wi