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Brighton College
Brighton,
Group status: Enjoying the Carnegie shadowing. We are a group of Y8 pupils and are enjoying reading this fabulous short list.

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Wolf Hollow by Freddie
This book is a moving and heartbreaking novel that makes you feel attached to all of the characters. My favourite character is Andy, who has some ver . . .
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Railhead by Freddie
The book is set in a futuristic world where you can use trains to travel far distances very quickly. The land they live on is controlled by A.I. calle . . .
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The Smell of Other People's Houses by Andrew
It's certainly a very interesting book, and at times the story gets really good, but it kind of feels like it is building up to something the entire b . . .
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Wolf Hollow by Tom
Wolf Hollow is a never ending thriller with loads of twists and turns. It is like the author is leading you on winding trail and at every corner you s . . .
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Sputnik's Guide to Life on Earth by Seung
Very humorous book, with a great structure. It was entertaining throughout the whole story. . . .
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The Smell of Other People's Houses by Don
This exceptional novel for young adults begins like a compilation of short stories with an identical setting: the 1970s town of Fairbanks, Alaska. The . . .
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Roedean School
East Sussex,
Longhill High School
Brighton,
Which book on the Carnegie shortlist is your favourite?

 
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