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Kettering Buccleuch Academy
Kettering, Northants
Group status: Frantically reading
We are a group of students from Year 7 to 9 who are or who are close to being Accelerated Reader millionaires. We meet weekly in the library from 3-4pm for fun, games and goodies. Join us if you love to read..

Clara Green

The Stars at Oktober Bend by Kate (Kan forever)
Meet Alice, a fifteen year old girl with hair as red as and flaming as her passion for poetry. However, she is broken. Meet Manny, a sixteen year old . . .
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Wolf Hollow by Clara
I found Wolf Hollow to be a very quick read and I enjoyed it more than I expected to. It had quite a sad ending which I wasn't expecting as I thought . . .
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Railhead by Clara
I think that Railhead is a well written book however, I didn't enjoy it very much. The reason I didn't enjoy Railhead very much is because I am not a . . .
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Beck by Clara
I think Beck was an alright book and was well written. I think it is aimed at older children and adults rather than younger children. It is not the so . . .
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The Stars at Oktober Bend by Clara
I found this book quite confusing at the start however the further I got into the book the more it started to make sense as I found out what happene . . .
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The Smell of Other People's Houses by Clara
The Smell Of Other People's Houses was an interesting book but it wasn't as good as I thought it was going to be. I liked hearing about all the differ . . .
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The Bone Sparrow by Clara
The Bone Sparrow is a really good book and was very well written. It was very interesting but it was also quite an emotional and sad book, it is a ver . . .
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Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone by Aryandeep
I liked Harry Potter because of the magic and fighting. I was quite surprised when Professor Quirrell was Lord Voldermort in disguise and when Quirrel . . .
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Sputnik's Guide to Life on Earth by Clara
Sputnik's Guide To Life On Earth was a very quick and easy book to read. I would never normally read a book like this therefore I didn't enjoy it very . . .
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The Bone Sparrow by Lauren
The Bone Sparrow was one of my favorite books because I loved how each of the characters had a different personality. I also thought that, with adding . . .
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The Stars at Oktober Bend by Chloe
This book is one of the best I have read. However it was quite confusing considering the strange language choices. I would read this book again, if on . . .
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The Marvels by charley
I liked this book because it is different to anything I have read before. I think the pictures helped to tell the story really well. . . .
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Sputnik's Guide to Life on Earth by Person who really really really hated this book
"Sputnik's Guide to Life on Earth" was the children's book to end all children's books. It took me a reasonably long time to read, despite its rather . . .
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Wolf Hollow by Mia
"wolf Hollow" was an interesting book to read. While for me, the structure was difficult to read, It would be easier for more focused readers who don' . . .
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Salt to the Sea by Mia
"Salt to the sea" was a beautiful book. The characters were interesting, complex and lovable. While the imagery was vivid and gruesome, it revealed th . . .
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Salt to the Sea by Clara
Salt to the Sea was a brilliant and engaging book, right from the very first page I was reluctant to put it down. I loved hearing about the story from . . .
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What book is your favourite this year?

Beck
Rail Head
Salt to the Sea
Sputnik's Guide to Life on Earth
The Bone Sparrow
The Smell of Other People's Houses
The Star at Oktober Bend
Wolf Hollow
 
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