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Chobham Academy Book Group
40 Cheering lane, London
Group status: We read to know we are not alone.

Carnegie 2015

Emotionally devoted, word bound bookworms:)

Salt to the Sea by Sophie Greene
Salt to the Sea was really intriguing, I couldn't put it down! It's about 4 young adults who all have a dark secret and they all want to be safe from . . .
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The Bone Sparrow by Sophie Greene
This book, tells the story of a young boy called Subhi who was born in a refugee camp. This story is very moving and the end was so sad! Overall the c . . .
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The Stars at Oktober Bend by Sophie Greene
This is one of the best books I have ever read! It is a bit confusing and hard to understand at the beginning, but then you really get into it! I felt . . .
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Railhead by Sophie Greene
'Railhead' is a very clever book, it is very interesting and futuristic. I loved that there was a much wider universe and everything was connected by . . .
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The Smell of Other People's Houses by Evie Chaplin
I really love this book, I think that it is very moving and has a very good background story to it. I would definitely recommend it to all readers!!! . . .
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The Stars at Oktober Bend by Elodie Reed
It is amazing, the story line is a bit confusing at the start and the no punctuation is kinda confusing. But, no joke, I nearly cried at the end. :) . . .
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The Bone Sparrow by Kerenza Gidman
A really heart warming book,you can feel the love and bonds between people at the camp.There are many signs of hope and many signs of friendship. Ther . . .
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Sputnik's Guide to Life on Earth by Loic Bajomee
I love this book for its humor and modern-day jokes. I like the layout of the end it was great! ( No spoilers) . . .
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The Smell of Other People's Houses by Sophie Greene
This book is really dramatic and emotional. I was really intrigued and couldn't put it down! It just kept getting better and better, I found this book . . .
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The Bone Sparrow by Isabelle Smith
It is a really heart warming book with a small amount of humour and it is quite sad as quite a few people die and it is very descriptive. It is about . . .
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Beck by Eloise Levey
Beck is one of the best books i've ever read, it's a bit of an adult book but it doesn't go into detail. The description is amazing and its such a sha . . .
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Wolf Hollow by Isla Toomey
I really enjoyed Wolf Hollow and I would definitely recommend it to people in ks3 especially. This book is really descriptive and emotional and I beca . . .
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The Stars at Oktober Bend by Eloise Levey
The Stars at Oktober Bend is an amazing book, its incredibly moving and tells the tale of a young girl called Alice. At first the book is a bit confus . . .
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The Smell of Other People's Houses by Eloise Levey
'The smell of other people's houses' is a great book if you are looking for an interesting read that includes many different view points. It includes . . .
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How far are you into your book?

Couple of pages...I am slow....
9% (3 votes)

Getting there....
16% (5 votes)

Finished...Yay
63% (20 votes)

Not started....
13% (4 votes)

 
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Title: A Monster Calls
Author: Patrick Ness
Illustrator: Jim Kay
Winning Year: 2012

The monster shows up after midnight. It isn't the one Conor has been expecting; the one from his nightmare; the one he has had nearly every night since his mother started her treatment. But this new monster is ancient, and wild, and it wants something ju
 

 
 

Dieter Braun

Dieter Braun is a freelance illustrator and children's book author from Hamburg, Germany. He studied Communication Design at the Folkwangschule in Essen. Clients include international publications like Time Magazine, The New York Times, stern, Cos . .