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Guernsey Grammar School
St. Andrews, Guernsey
Group status: Book Club meets every Wednesday at 1.30 in Room 5

Book Clubbers

We're reading the 8 books on the 2013 Carnegie shortlist. So far everyone who has read Wonder by R.J. Palacio loves it, but other books attract less enthusiasm: we thought A Boy and a Bear in a Boat was too whimsical, while In Darkness had too much graphic violence. We usually have a game of Story Cubes, and often the Laser Turtle puts in an apperarance! We bring our lunch, and if Mrs Quick's remembered, there will be chocolate.

Worst film of a book you've seen?

Harry Potter Series
Golden Compass/ Northern Lights
How To Train Your Dragon
Storm Breaker
Percy Jackson
Narnia Series
Title: War Boy: a Country Childhood
Illustrator: Michael Foreman
Winning Year: 1989

War Boy is an atmospheric semi-autobiographical account of Foreman's early childhood in Pakefield during World War Two. It is a charming tale of growing up in a sleepy seaside town that is transformed by the War. This area of coastline was targeted by Ge