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CSI Peterborough (Carnegie Shadowing Investigators)
Peterborough,
Group status: We are busily reading the short-list! 9 Year 7's and 2 Year 9's are making up the group this year.
A mixed bag of year groups this year, Year 7, 8 and 9 are involved. Hoping to have a lot of fun as usual whilst shadowing the Carnegie Medal.


Saint Death by Matthew
I didn't really enjoy this book for the story lost my interest only about 124 pages in and it had a horrible ending. It was decent at the start for th . . .
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Wed Wabbit by Matthew
This is a funny, adventurous book. I enjoyed reading the crazy adventures in the story. The imagination in the story of everything in the basement bec . . .
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Release by Katie
Set over the period of one day, Adam the main protagonist faces many challenging prospects of being a gay teenager in a strict, Christian househol . . .
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Where the World Ends by Ella
This book is based on a true event in 1782; it is about a small group of boys and men who go out to St Kilda to hunt birds, but they get marooned. It . . .
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Beyond the Bright Sea by Georgie
Beyond the Bright Sea is a thrilling book about a girl named Crow, I would say the genre was adventure. The book makes you want to know more about Cro . . .
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Rook by Katie
This book is based on the lives of one family and their struggles. The novel starts promising as the first chapter is told through the eyes of a bird, . . .
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Rook by Darcey
Rook is a heart-warming tale about protagonist Nicky and how he deals with things such as caring for his brother and standing up to school bullies. Th . . .
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The Hate U Give by Katie
Main protagonist, Starr, lives in two unlike worlds. One: her posh school in a mainly white and affluent inhabited area and two: her riot-heavy, poor . . .
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Release by Darcey
Release is an amazing book. The entire plot takes place over one day, a day full of surprises for protagonist Adam. Adam has to deal with all sorts of . . .
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Beyond the Bright Sea by Ella
I quite like the storyline of this book. I love the relationship between Osh and Crow. I like the curiosity that Crow has and the questions she has. I . . .
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Where the World Ends by Katie
Set in 18th century rural Scotland, main protagonist Quill along with some peers are dropped off on an isolated sea stack to tail and kill birds. . . .
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Where the World Ends by Sicili
Where the World Ends is a gripping book that made me never want to put it down. Its about a boy called Quill and his friends trying to survive after b . . .
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Beyond the Bright Sea by Sicili
Beyond the Bright Sea was a page turning book about a young girl called Crow who was washed up on a island when she was only a few hours old. Crow was . . .
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Rook by Ella
I didn't really understand this book because it started out as one story and then got taken over by another one and even apart the stories were not to . . .
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Saint Death by Georgie
Saint Death is a book with the genre of crime fiction. The book makes me feel lucky not to be living in areas in the book. I thought it was good be . . .
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After the Fire by Harriet
After the Fire was an intriguing book and it had me captivated from the first page. Moonbeam was a very kind main character who I could imagine very w . . .
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Wed Wabbit by Harriet
I expected Wed Wabbit to be a very easy read for younger children. Although there turned out to be a quite confusing story-line for younger readers. I . . .
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After the Fire by Georgie
After The Fire is a fantastic book that keeps you hooked right until the end. The genre is religion, lies and being mentally stable. This book makes y . . .
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The Hate U Give by Georgie
The Hate U Give is a book based on a girl who lives two lives, the genre is drama and action. The book makes you feel sorry for the people in it and . . .
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The Hate U Give by Isobel
Well what can I say about this book other than it is AMAZING. It is now number one on my favourite book list. Angie Thomas has done a great job writin . . .
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Beyond the Bright Sea by Isobel
The book Beyond the Bright Sea is an action genre and a page turning type of book. The book makes you feel sad for the main character when she is sad . . .
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The Hate U Give by Jasmine
This was the first book I chose to read for Carnegie the cover,title and blurb sounded so interesting and inside the story just got better. It was an . . .
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Rook by Isobel
I did not really enjoy the beginning of this book as it was a written in an odd style. The middle of the book got better though, and that was where al . . .
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The Hate U Give by Harriet
This book is about racism in the modern world from the viewpoint of a 16 year old girl. As a reader this book makes me feel annoyed at the way some p . . .
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The Hate U Give by Harriet
This book is about racism in the modern world from the viewpoint of a 16 year old girl. As a reader this book makes me feel annoyed at the way some p . . .
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Englishcleverclogs
Thomas Deacon Academy
Peterborough, Camb
Eyrescroft Primary School
Peterbrough,
Ormiston Bushfield Academy
Which is your favourite book cover from this years shortlist?

Release
After The Fire
Where The World Ends
The Hate You Give
Beyond The Bright Sea
Wed Wabbit
Saint Death
Rook
 
Title: A Monster Calls
Author: Patrick Ness
Illustrator: Jim Kay
Winning Year: 2012

Breathtaking, a perfect marriage of text and picture, in which the illustrations capture meaning and emotion completely. The depiction of light and shade is awe-inspiring. It made Mrs Thomson and Mrs Grinyer cry.
 

 

Thomas Deacon Academy