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Prince Henry's High School
Evesham, Worcs
Group status: We meet on Mondays at 1pm and are reading the shortlist. We have read quite a few of the books already!



We have a Shadowing group of 14 enthusiastic Year 9 and Year 10 readers, who meet once each week at lunchtimes to discuss the books and put reviews on the website. We have prizes for the best review, the first student to read all the books and the best review on the Carnegie website.



Which is your favourite fiction genre?

Adventure
3% (6 votes)

Fantasy
84% (194 votes)

Historical
1% (2 votes)

Horror
3% (6 votes)

Humour
4% (9 votes)

Romance
0% (1 vote)

Science Fiction
1% (3 votes)

Supernatural
1% (3 votes)

 
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