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Danesfield Church of England School
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Worms Don't Tell LIES!

We are a group of ten pupils and four members of staff really enjoying this year's shortlisted Carnegie titles.


Salt to the Sea by Will
'Salt to the Sea' is a truly gripping novel set in Germany during World War II. The story follows four refugees whose paths cross trying to flee the a . . .
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Salt to the Sea by Jake
This is a very good book because normally, in history, it only talks about soldiers or the English but this shows that everyone in the war had it just . . .
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The Stars at Oktober Bend by Will
This is the story of Alice and Manny - two people broken in their pasts in two very different ways. When they meet and get to know one another they st . . .
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The Smell of Other People's Houses by Will
"The Smell of Other People's Houses" is a very complicated book following four main characters; Ruth, Dora, Hank and Alyce. They are suffering hard li . . .
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Railhead by Eloise
I found this book really interesting and really fun. I loved the drama. I would recommend this book for 10+. . . .
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Railhead by Will
Railhead is a book set in the future after the Earth we know has been destroyed. The book follows young theif, Zen, who is recruited by Raven - an evi . . .
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The Bone Sparrow by Will
The Bone Sparrow follows a boy called Subhi who has lived in a refugee camp all his life. One day he meets a girl called Jimmie from the outside world . . .
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The Stars at Oktober Bend by Jake
This book is good but not the best because at times I did find it a bit confusing. Apart from this it was a great book and I would definitely recommen . . .
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Salt to the Sea by Rupert
I think this is a brilliant story. Most books only focus on the English perspective and how tough it was. This book talked about the German perspectiv . . .
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The Stars at Oktober Bend by Lia
This book is a carefully crafted story.It was amazing and I loved it.:-) . . .
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Sputnik's Guide to Life on Earth by Will
The deeply unhappy Prez is taken in by a foster family, the Blythe's, for the summer. One day Sputnik, an alien in a kilt knocks at the door...strange . . .
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The Bone Sparrow by Jake
I loved this book because it was interesting and I wanted to figure out what would happen next. I liked it because even though the main character was . . .
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Wolf Hollow by Will
"The year I turned twelve, I learned that what I said and what I did mattered", discovered Annabelle, our heroine who led a tranquil life in post WWII . . .
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Sputnik's Guide to Life on Earth by Jake
This is a great book that is humorous and different from the beginning until the very end. The author bends the laws of physics and all this combines . . .
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Sputnik's Guide to Life on Earth by Rupert
This book was very good. It made you see the world from different points of view and made you appreciate things in life. All in all, I would highly re . . .
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Which carnegie book is your favourite

The Lie Tree
The Rest Of Us Just Live Here
The Ghosts Of Heaven
Lies We Tell Ourselves
Fire Color One
There Will Be Lies
Five Children On The Weston Front
Title: Monsters of Men
Author: Patrick Ness
Winning Year: 2011

The third and final volume in the "Chaos Walking Trilogy" finds three armies marching on New Prentisstown, each intent on destroying the others. Todd and Viola are caught in the middle with no chance of escape or, it seems, of stopping the fighting. But


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