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Parkstone Page Turners
Group status: We're reading a lot.
We have a lively Library based Book Club, following the Carnegie Book Awards every Year. We have managed to pick the winner of the awards for the last three years running! Our group is made up of Years 7 to 11 students, with twenty of us currently involved in the Shadowing activity - we make sure that we always have plenty of cakes for our weekly meeting! We enjoy reviewing the latest publications, especially nominated titles for book awards. We are really looking forward to seeing this year's shortlist and then the fun begins.

Salt to the Sea by Molly and Martha
We liked this book because of how each chapter was written from a different character's point of view. This worked very well because you found out mor . . .
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Wolf Hollow by Sophie, Emily, Madhumita
Style: The style was gripping and made the Parkstone page turners turn pages, because you see it from the point of view of one of the characters you f . . .
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The Stars at Oktober Bend by Stacey Daisy Ann
The book was written in the perspective of two people - a girl and a boy. The girl(Alice) had suffered an accident when she was younger, causing her p . . .
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Salt to the Sea by Holly, Nina and Emily
It was a enlightening book with many interesting and well thought out characters that take both a physical and emotional journey through the book. The . . .
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The Bone Sparrow by Lily Phoebe and Grace
The Bone Sparrow was educational as we learnt about a boy in a refugee detention centre. It was an eye opener and made us realise how lucky we are. Th . . .
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Sputnik's Guide to Life on Earth by Sobeis
Sputnik's Guide To Life On Earth, is an adventure filled book full of laughter.It has a great story line and is great for all ages! We enjoyed the boo . . .
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Sputnik's Guide to Life on Earth by Charlothya
The characters were really imaginative and engaging. Also I liked the way they described Sputnik. The story line was really funny but at some points I . . .
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Poole Grammar School
Canford Heath, Poole
Title: The Graveyard Book
Author: Neil Gaiman
Winning Year: 2010

Nobody Owens, known to his friends as Bod, would be a completely normal boy if he didn't live in a graveyard, being raised and educated by ghosts. For it is in the land of the living that real danger lurks, a danger that has already killed Bod's family.