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Enfield Grammar School
Enfield,
Group status: READING!

EGS Carnegie Shadowing Boys

We are a group of Year 8 boys shadowing the Carnegie Awards at Enfield Grammar School . We will be getting together once a week in our school library to discuss the shortlisted books with the Library Manager Mrs Rudolph and Mrs French.

Mrs Rudolph

Wolf Hollow by Yucelay
Full of mystery, fantastic characters and a nail biting plot-my kind of book. Through the course of the book, you are a young girl named Annabelle. Th . . .
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Salt to the Sea by Rayyan
Salt to the sea is a very thrilling journey told in 4 perspectives of 4 different characters. The characters are: Florian, a Prussian thief, Emilia, a . . .
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Sputnik's Guide to Life on Earth by Sebastian
I have finished 'Sputnik's Guide to Life on Earth'. Firstly, to set the scene, the book's main characters are a teenaged boy named Prez and a small . . .
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Sputnik's Guide to Life on Earth by Adibul
This is a good book filled with action, mystery and suspense. The author uses an imaginative setting and describes the surroundings around the main ch . . .
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The Bone Sparrow by Ben.W
The setting is on a remote refugee camp in Australia. The main character, Subhi, is a young boy who has never been outside of the fence... until he me . . .
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Salt to the Sea by Ben.R
A quick overview: The book salt to the sea follows the story of 4 main characters. Emilia a young Polish girl, Joana a Latvian girl, Florian a Prussi . . .
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Salt to the Sea by Rayyan
Salt to the sea is quite a fast pace, intense adventure about 4 people; Florian, a Prussian thief, Alfred, a selfish cocky soldier, Emilia, a young po . . .
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The Smell of Other People's Houses by Dominic
This book was very interesting as it shows the way how the issues in the world effect many people, it has a smart way of bringing 4 characters togethe . . .
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Sputnik's Guide to Life on Earth by Sebastian
I thought that this book was quite funny but there were several unexplained areas of the plot. The characters were intriguing and interesting though t . . .
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St Ignatius Yr 9 Reading Group
Turkey Street, Enfield
Beech class Merry
Merryhills
Enfield, Middlesex
Lavender Primary School
Enfield, Middlesex
'I am very much influenced into reading a book because of it's blurb' how far do you agree with this statement

I agree totaly
44% (15 votes)

I agree to some extent
29% (10 votes)

I dont agree at all
26% (9 votes)

 
Title: Bog Child
Author: Siobhan Dowd
Winning Year: 2009

Digging for peat in the mountain with his Uncle Tally, Fergus finds something that makes his heart stop. Curled up deep in the bog is the body of the child. And it looks as if she?s been murdered. As Fergus tries to make sense of the troubled world around
 

 
 

Bonnie-Sue Hitchcock

Born and raised in Alaska and a longtime journalist for Alaska Public Radio, Bonnie-Sue Hitchcock spent ten years fishing commercially and raised her children on a boat in Southeast Alaska - bringing a rare authenticity to her writing about Americ . .