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Dixons Trinity Academy
Bradford,
Group status: Excited about the Carnegie Shortlist!



Anwar

The Hate U Give by Umama
I really enjoyed this book as it included controversial ideas within it which we haven't been able to openly discuss until a few years ago. I love how . . .
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Beyond the Bright Sea by Mohammed
This book was amazing that I could read it again without stopping. This was a book about learning who your family are and why they choose their choice . . .
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Wed Wabbit by Dhara
I really enjoyed Wed Wabbit as the storyline made me think of the Wizard of OZ. It made me think of that story as in the Wizard of OZ multiple differe . . .
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After the Fire by Yusuf
I think this book is good because it has got a mixture of different types of genre and when you start to read it you want to read more of it. . . .
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Beyond the Bright Sea by Yusuf
I think this book is interesting because it has got adventure and science fiction. I think you would like it to so what are you waiting for? . . .
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The Hate U Give by Atira
At the beginning of the book I thought it was going to be boring but it actually was not . In this book I love how the girl doesn't stand for getting . . .
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Where the World Ends by Abdul
This book was ok but it wasn't as good as other books I have read. My favourite bit was the ending because it was an awesome twist. Everyone... I don' . . .
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Rook by Khalil
Loved this book it had different emotions throughout the book however at the fist chapter I did find it hard to get hooked in the book. I recommend th . . .
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The Hate U Give by Dhara
I have started reading the Hate U Give and I think it is absolutely amazing. This does contain many swear words but I think this book is really good . . .
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Wed Wabbit by Umama
Not a big fan of this book. I don't recommend it. I would rate this 3/5 . . .
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After the Fire by Anwar
This book is very informative and funny because there is a girl where she gets shot and is way different to other people and only believes her "fathe . . .
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Wed Wabbit by Alina
This book really gripped me and engaged me into the book. I like the way it is structured. I would definitely recommend this book . . .
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Where the World Ends by Zualika
I thought this book was really nice. At first I thought it was quite boring but when it got to the end I thought it changed and became really exciting . . .
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Beyond the Bright Sea by Zeleha
I think that this book is boring at the beginning but in the middle it gets interesting and more adventurous. . . .
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Rook by Haleema
One of the best books I've read. A gripping tale which I will always remember. At first I wasn't so keen on the book as it didn't catch my attention s . . .
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Saint Death by Zulaikha
I loved this book. I liked the sense of mystery and it made me intrigued. The beginning was a bit boring but it was good. . . .
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Wed Wabbit by Namirah
Personally I think that the first part was boring but then it ended up being really good and by the end it was amazing . . .
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Where the World Ends by Zulaikha
This book makes me so bored. It is boring at the beginning but at the end it starts to get interesting. I love how they got stranded on the island and . . .
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Wed Wabbit by Lana
This book was amazing!!!! Overall I thought it was great book. . . .
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Wed Wabbit by Zulaika
Wowww this book was the best book I've read from the competition. I really enjoyed this book and you get to experience a whole new world and new peopl . . .
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Saint Death by Dhara
This book took a turn around to what I expected but it was a pleasure to read. I really enjoyed this book and also it had a moral to it. The moral was . . .
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Rook by Lana
The book 'Rook' talks about not giving up and helping the ones or 'things' in need. Creatures are just like us and deserve the help we get. This book . . .
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The Hate U Give by Lana
Amazing. Fantastic. Understanding. This book called by the title 'The Hate U Give' talks about a young 16 year old black female, witness of a brutal m . . .
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Saint Death by Umama
Personally I haven't enjoyed this book. I found it hard to interact with this book as I felt like the storyline was not interesting but others may hav . . .
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After the Fire by Umama
A very good book, loved it! At first I found it hard to be interested in the book but as it went on, the storyline became more and more interesting. O . . .
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Wed Wabbit by Amaan
I can not believe how great this book was. I was expecting... I dont know a humorous missing toy story and I am still kind of in awe over where this b . . .
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Saint Death by Mohammed
Astonishingly, for a book which I thought was scary (it said death); I was not attached to it for a while but whilst reading I noticed a plot coming-s . . .
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Where the World Ends by Yusuf
I think this book was amazing and I think this book is good for you because it was a bit of all genres. It was so cool and when the book was free I ju . . .
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Beyond the Bright Sea by Zeleha
This book is very interesting and wonderful. This book is about a character Crow when she goes missing. I think that this story will stay with me fore . . .
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Wed Wabbit by Sakib
First Impressions, it was hooking. But as soon as I was in the middle of it, it was quite confusing...but all in all it was a great book and I really . . .
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Beyond the Bright Sea by Bilal
Personally I think the book was not as good as it could be and I had no idea about who the characters where so therefore is a 1 from me . . .
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Wed Wabbit by Yusuf
This book was amazing and also a bit boring. Over all I think this book was interesting and fun. I think some of the language is a bit babyish. Also i . . .
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The Hate U Give by Namirah
This book gave me Inspiration. Just reading the first page got me hooked in to the book. The message of this book reminds me of Nelson Mandela. This b . . .
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Rook by Dhara
I really enjoyed this fascinating book as I felt really bad for the rook. I just didn't understand the beginning but then the story made me understand . . .
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Wed Wabbit by Faatma
This book is amazing! It was very funny and strange; I really liked it! This book was an adventure all the way through. It has a lot of unexpected tw . . .
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The Hate U Give by Raheem
It is a very emotional book which will stay in my heart forever, as it makes you feel you are in the book and it also gives you a real life perspecti . . .
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Wed Wabbit by Zulaikha
I really enjoyed reading this book. The end was a bit boring but in the middle, the adventure really became interesting. I love that the rabbit couldn . . .
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Saint Death by Abdul
This is the worst book I have ever read. It didn't have speech marks. Some was in Spanish. Also, I didn't know what it had to do with Saint Death. The . . .
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Beyond the Bright Sea by Zulaikha
This book was not so good. From time to time I would just zone out and forget what I just read. So I would not recommend this book. If you like books . . .
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Rook by Zulaika
This book was wonderful. When I read the first page I was immediately hooked. This book was all about his life, good things in his life and bad thing . . .
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Wed Wabbit by Muhammad
This book was amazing; it really kept me on my toes. The suspense was very intimidating and and I just couldn't stop reading because it was so good. I . . .
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Rook by Zulaikha
This book was really good. It contained lots of stuff but I loved the way the author made the book revolve around a rook that's hurt. It just shows th . . .
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Rook by Shamila
Rook is a good book for young teenagers. It's like the author knows everything that children like us are going through experiencing love, hatred, ange . . .
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Rook by Mohammed
This book is interesting and factual because it teaches things such as what type sparrowhawks feed on and how to look after a rook [a type of bird]. I . . .
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Rook by Faatma
This book is about two boys trying to save a rook from a sparrow-hawk. This book was really good because it made me think about things that might happ . . .
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Beyond the Bright Sea by Dhara
I enjoyed this fascinating book because I thought Crow's story was really engaging. I particularly enjoyed the adventure going on and the adveture gen . . .
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Saint Death by Lana
Saint Death, this book did not grip me into the book whereas it took me out of the book and before I knew it, I wasn't reading but daydreaming. As a r . . .
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After the Fire by Lana
This book was amazing! It was very upsetting and happy at the same time. During around the middle of the book, I found it harder to read the book as i . . .
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The Hate U Give by Abdul
This was a really good book but it has many swear words. It's an anti-racism book which is about a girl called Starr whose best-friend called Khalil w . . .
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Bradford,
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Which video would you like to watch?

Lissa Evans talks about Wed Wabbit
Angie Thomas talks about The Hate U Give
Geraldine McCaughrean talks about Where the World Ends
Marcus Sedgwick talks about Saint Death
Will Hill talks about After the Fire
Anthony McGowan talks about Rook
 
Title: One
Author: Sarah Crossan
Winning Year: 2016

Grace and Tippi are conjoined twins. And their lives are about to change. No longer able to afford homeschooling, they must venture into the world - a world of stares, sneers and cruelty. Will they find more than that at school? Can they find real friends
 

 
 

Marcus Sedgwick

Marcus Sedgwicks first novel, Floodland, won the Branford Boase award for the Best Debut Children's Novel of 2000. His books have been shortlisted for the Guardian Children's Fiction Prize, The Blue Peter Book Award, The . . .