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Hardenhuish Reading Stags
Wiltshire,
Group status: We were all a little surprised by the judges' choice - none of us predicted that one would win!



Wed Wabbit by Charlie
Despite the other hundweds of negative weviews that Web Wabbit had accumulated in the gwoup, I was one of the two people who weally enjoyed the book a . . .
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Saint Death by Evie
I enjoyed Saint Death because of the thorough descriptions and the touching back stories. I did struggle through the first few chapters up until we me . . .
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Saint Death by Izzie
Saint Death is a very eye opening book, as it forces us to see how the world isn't the perfect place we choose to believe that it is, and it makes us . . .
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Wed Wabbit by Kate
HATED IT SO MUCH!!!! I WANT TO BURN THIS BOOK TO THE GROUND!!!!! Wed Wabbit is about the protagonist called Fidge supposedly gets struck by lightning . . .
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Saint Death by Thomas
I really enjoyed Saint Death. I like the fact that it was about a big problem in the world that people in the UK might not know about. Saint Death . . .
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Release by Max La Bouchardiere
Release Review Patrick Ness, twice Carnegie medal winner - author of many well regarded novels; describes the life a homosexual teen. It conforms t . . .
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Rook by Elliot
Rook: Rook is a short but definitive story that covers the evolving life of Nicky: a teenage boy who faces bullies, a struggling family and a world . . .
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Release by Kitty
Release is a upcoming romance/drama by Patrick Ness. It tells the story of an eighteen year-old boy named Adam who in one day goes through the struggl . . .
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Where the World Ends by Sophie
I thought Where the World Ends was an interesting an thought provoking book. There were lots of surprises and things that you could see coming but wer . . .
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Wed Wabbit by Sam
I believe that this was the book I least enjoyed reading. Despite how well this book was written and how atmospheric the first scenes are I think that . . .
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The Hate U Give by Tamsin
In my opinion, where The Hate U Give is the best from the short list.I think this because, the plot is really relatable to nowadays and altogether is . . .
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Release by James
Release is a coming of age book by Patrick Ness that also straddles fantasy. Ness' captivating style has awarded him the Carnegie medal twice and coul . . .
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Release by James
Release is a coming of age book by Patrick Ness that also straddles fantasy. Ness' captivating style has awarded him the Carnegie medal twice and coul . . .
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The Hate U Give by Sam
I loved this book. It made me laugh, happy, angry and nearly cry at some points. I couldn't put this book down at all and read solidly for hours to th . . .
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Beyond the Bright Sea by Elliot
Beyond the Bright Sea: Beyond the bright sea is a captivating fiction book that surprised me with both its levels of tension and escalating plot line . . .
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Rook by Sam
In my opinion, Rook is my second favourite book from the short list. this was because the characters were relatable and felt real to me and the humour . . .
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After the Fire by Ben
I read 'After the Fire' following some positive comments from my classmates, saying how much they enjoyed it. Not sure that it was going to be as good . . .
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After the Fire by Ben
I read after the fire following some positive comments from my classmates, saying how much they enjoyed it. Not sure that it was going to be as good a . . .
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After the Fire by James
After The Fire caught me off guard. It wasn't something I was used to reading and that was fantastic. The format of going between before and after hel . . .
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Rook by Max La Bouchardiere
Rook Book Review: Anthony McGowan depicts our protagonist by combining many difficult emotions through young adolescence to present the reader with . . .
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Wed Wabbit by Elliot
Wed Wabbit was an adventure fiction book by Lissa Evans. The plot contained many good morals which are worthwhile to talk about and brought up many g . . .
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Wed Wabbit by Sophie
Despite the reputation Wed Wabbit has earned in my group I quite enjoyed it. Although it was a little childish and young the overall plot was good wit . . .
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Wed Wabbit by Sophie
Despite the reputation Wed Wabbit has earned in my group I quite enjoyed it. Although it was a little childish and young the overall plot was good wit . . .
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Saint Death by Max La Bouchardiere
Saint Death Book Review: This novel, written by Marcus Sedgwick, transports us to the unseen reality of life in Mexico: in which drug cartels rule . . .
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Release by Hayley
Release is amazing. It covers topics which we still struggle with today, it's a very real, down to earth book. I think this a great book and has s . . .
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Release by Sophie
I enjoyed Release. It was well thought out and the plot lines, twists and characters intrigued me. However I have not enjoyed it as much as other book . . .
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After the Fire by Sophie
I really loved this book because the way that it switched back and forth throughout the whole story intrigued me and I couldn't put it down. I re-read . . .
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Where the World Ends by Luke H
I quite liked this book. My favourite part has to be the middle - I couldn't put it down, however, the start was a bit iffy because they didn't give m . . .
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Where the World Ends by Mrs Lucas
Despite other reviews I've read about this book, it's a story I got totally hooked into, pretty much as soon as I picked it up! It had elements of . . .
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Hardenhuish Book Hounds
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Sheldon Shadowers
Chippenham, Wilts
Sheldon Shadowers
Hardenhuish School
Chippenham, Wiltshire
 
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
 

 

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