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BMS (Books, Munchies and Squash)
Group status: We have just got the books in and have started reading!
Keen readers mostly in years 7-9, meeting on a Wednesday lunchtime with a challenge to read all the books (except Beck) on the shortlist!

Ellen Faysse

Goldington Middle School
Bedford Academy
Mad Hatters
What do you think about the inclusion of a book for which the advisory reading age is 16+?

I think it's unfair - I'd like the chance to read all the books
I think it's a bit silly
I don't mind - we should discuss sensitive things
I don't mind - I just won't vote for it!
I don't mind, so long as it doesn't win!
Title: Tamar
Author: Mal Peet
Winning Year: 2005

This is an enthralling and multi-layered novel that traces the story of two men caught up in secret operations in World War Two. It looks at the negative impact that war has on those involved and on succeeding generations. Guilt and its ramifications lie