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Lyng Hall Readers

Group status: we're reading!
We are a small group of excited readers, ready to work our way through the Carnegie Shortlist! Meeting every Monday at lunch time in Miss Gater's classroom.

Miss Gater

Beyond the Bright Sea by Nicole
I liked this book because it shows how curious but also determined different people can be, for example the main character called Crow. She was placed . . .
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Beyond the Bright Sea by Brigitte
Personally I really enjoyed reading this book as it talked so much about personal feelings and emotions; I felt a real connection with the main charac . . .
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Beyond the Bright Sea by Riya
Beyond the Bright Sea is about a girl who was found in a basket along the sea by a man named Osh, who lived with a woman named Miss Maggie. The girl, . . .
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Saint Death by Nicole
Saint Death: a story about freedom, pain, violence, friendship and death. Saint Death is about a man called Arturo who lives in Anapra, Mexico. He . . .
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What is your favourite Carnegie book?

After the Fire
Wed Wabbit
Where the World Ends
Rook
The Hate U Give
Saint Death
Release
Beyond the Bright Sea
 
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 jus
 

 
 

Will Hill

Will Hill worked as a bartender, bookseller and in publishing before quitting to write full-time. His first novel, Department 19 – the first in a series of five – was published in 2011 to widespread acclaim. He lives in Londo . . .