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Manchester Grammar School
Rusholme,
Group status: 45 Year 7 boys are currently reading books from the short-list.

School bookshop and MGS Radio research

We're enjoying working our way through the short list. 'The Fastest Boy in the World' is an early favourite after Liz Laird's inspiring interview with the MGS Radio boys. We're trying to follow her advice and read a range of genres!

Thanks to all the MGS Radio boys for helping to launch Carnegie Shadowing.


Which book has the most original plot?

The Fastest Boy in the World
17% (25 votes)

Cuckoo Song
60% (87 votes)

Tinder
10% (14 votes)

Apple and Rain
3% (5 votes)

Buffalo Soldier
3% (5 votes)

More Than This
7% (10 votes)

 
Title: Maggot Moon
Author: Sally Gardner
Winning Year: 2013

'Maggot Moon' is an emotional and exciting book. It is based on a dyslexic boy living under the gruelling regime of the motherland. Standish is a boy with great courage and imagination, but can the boy survive in the big world where he must ask question