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Langley Park School for Boys
Kent,
Group status: We are year 8 students meeting weekly with our English teacher. We are enjoying reading the shortlisted books and are looking forward to joining our neighbouring schools at our Shadowing Awards event in June.



Aaron Young and Jonathan Faulkner

The Smell of Other People's Houses by Harry
Hitchcock's Hit, Interconnects four very different lives Of abuse, death, abandonment and aspiring dreams into one great book where differences co . . .
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Railhead by Harry
A stunning read Leads a petty thief To steal his way through the network in an attempt to support his unstable mother . . .
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Wolf Hollow by Patrick
Majestic and breathtaking, A Bully becomes the victim, A war hero becomes a monster, A small quiet girl, Experiences it all. . . .
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Salt to the Sea by Connor
four teenagers Each being hunted down The year is 1945, World War 2 Seeking freedom aboard 'William Gustloff'(A boat) 'Safety to all' (- William G . . .
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The Bone Sparrow by Alex
Tantalisingly gripping a sad story about love bringing freedom and happiness to the characters making us feel heartbroken fantastic read! . . .
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Sputnik's Guide to Life on Earth by Ethan
"Funny and Magical!" Prez goes on weird adventures With Sputnik, the fun and crazy alien To save Earth From Being Shrunken . . .
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The Stars at Oktober Bend by Shadman
A meaningful journey Alice's perspective is very interesting and unique. Both characters are different, which gives a whole new type of entertai . . .
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Sputnik's Guide to Life on Earth by Andres
Boy meets dog ten things to show him before the world comes to an end an entertaining read for children will mankind perish? . . .
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Wolf Hollow by Connor
Betty goes missing Bad things are happening Toby gets blamed for these bad things He decides to run away He is innocent . . .
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The Stars at Oktober Bend by Josh Wheeler
Not My ideal book. However to some it is gold. A troubled girl puts her problems aside and inspires many Powerful. Persuasive. Poetic . . .
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The Stars at Oktober Bend by Patrick
Magical, moving, magnificent, although not for me. The tale of a troubled young girl, that deals with her problems. An amazing journey. . . .
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Salt to the Sea by Lorcan
World war two Four flee the chaos Each secret reveals itself as perspective fluxes There is no main meaning Everything can change... . . .
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The Bone Sparrow by Connor
Subhi lives in An immigrant detention centre He is bullied by the jackets Until he meets Jimmie From the outside . . .
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Wolf Hollow by Jake
The story of the girl who experienced the darkest days of the past to uncover the depths of Wolf Hollow . . .
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Railhead by Shadman
A fantastic thriller! Zen, with his daring unique personality, makes the whole book more interesting! It promises spellbinding characters and a r . . .
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The Smell of Other People's Houses by Boris
The interconnecting story Of four teenagers from Alaska Comes to a surprising and interesting conclusion In a must read book By Bonnie-Sue Hithchc . . .
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Salt to the Sea by Charlie
A true story Refugees flee for their lives And all meet in the same place The biggest maritime disaster With no record . . .
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The Bone Sparrow by Louis
The Bone Sparrow is a deep emotional story focusing on the life of a young boy born in an immigrant detention camp . . .
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Sputnik's Guide to Life on Earth by Haydn
1 2/3 Mr Boyce Comes 2 4/5 With an Original piece telling 3 6/7 the story of Prez and Sputnik an 4 4/5 Alien on his experience with 5 2/3 lif . . .
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The Stars at Oktober Bend by Asher
Alice Nightingale is A unique character with an Amazing story to tell. Heartfelt, emotional and An Amazing read, Drawing readers in for more. . . .
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The Bone Sparrow by Ben
"truly touching" Subhi, a ten-year-old refugee living in a detention centre, unaware of life elsewhere. Until he meets Jimmie... . . .
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The Smell of Other People's Houses by Joseph
A truly amazing read that could get the attention of any enthusiastic reader with a mixture of comedy, tension and surprise. . . .
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The Bone Sparrow by Harry
Heart warming read Brings gifts from imaginary seas Including a friend with the ability To change a refugees life Leaving bars behind . . .
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Railhead by Shalev
1 boy Thousands of K-Gates Where will his adventures lead him A different world awaits For Zen Starling . . .
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Sputnik's Guide to Life on Earth by Shalev
An unimaginable fantasy Where two unlikely friends work Together to find unusual wonders of the World and stop the earth From being destroyed . . .
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Salt to the Sea by Patrick
Brutal, honest, incredible, a truly moving story, the sad tale of four hurt individuals, a tragedy engulfed by war unveiled, truth is a hunter. . . .
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Sputnik's Guide to Life on Earth by Alex
Fictional and inquisitive This book enticed me with An unlikely storyline. Is the world Really going to end? Can They prevent it? . . .
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Wolf Hollow by Jamie
An interesting read. When Annabelle meets her new "class bully" things don't go very well. And it obviously gets worse. A good book. . . .
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The Stars at Oktober Bend by Matti
Alice is A severely retarded girl Who expresses her thoughts through poem Very compelling and unique Some home truths . . .
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Railhead by Michael
Compelling read Just a little thief Ventures on the K-bahn with a Motorik This small time Railhead Changes the Galaxy . . .
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Railhead by Connor
Zen Starling steals He meets a thief named Raven He is asked to steal a picture That opens up new worlds A sci-fi adventure . . .
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Railhead by Adam
A universe where Trains space travel Zen Starling Steals an object too valuable and is Caught up in an adventure With Gods. . . .
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The Smell of Other People's Houses by Luci
An exciting novel Where lives are finally entangled And people attempt to save each other From the obstacles they face In unforgettable circumstan . . .
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Wolf Hollow by Matthew
Dark, intriguing, sad Betty, evil girl at school Toby, innocent man blamed when Betty disappears Annabelle tries proving Toby's innocence A great . . .
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The Bone Sparrow by Joseph
Enticing and intriguing Emotional and worryingly realistic Awe-Inspiring with a complexed story line Full of extremely likeable characters Rivetin . . .
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Wolf Hollow by Ethan
Beautiful and Compelling Annabelle must help Toby From the angry town that blames him For the disappearance of Betty Before they come. . . .
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The Stars at Oktober Bend by James
An interesting Story About a damaged girl Well written and full of creative devices However not for me Not much action . . .
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Sputnik's Guide to Life on Earth by Brandon
Sputnik's guide to life on Earth is a book that portrays two main characters, Sputnik and Prez Mellows. Sputnik is an alien who is seen in the form of . . .
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The Smell of Other People's Houses by Andres
four different stories Ruth Dora Alyce and Hank work together to solve queeries among friends problems among families,a heartfelt story of compas . . .
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Salt to the Sea by Daniel
Brutal and honest A look into the past Four people trying to escape a war A boat awaits their escape Some make it. . . .
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The Stars at Oktober Bend by Toby
Unique and interesting A different way of thinking A tale of two unusual children who both had traumatic pasts Fall in love . . .
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Sputnik's Guide to Life on Earth by Josh
Out of this World. The plot is amazing and you cant put it down. You never know what will happen Next. Great read! . . .
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What is your favourite book?

The Bone Sparrow
100% (1 vote)

 
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 ju