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Haberdashers' Aske's School for Girls
Elstree, Hertfordshire
Group status: we are so excited to carry on reading!

Readers at work

We are determined, curious, literary, inquisitive, chatty (very), happy, AMAZING, fastidious, and everything good :)

Zoe Caplan; Amie Shooter; Betsy Rowold

The Bone Sparrow by Ella
I really enjoyed this unique book. I was gripped from start to finish and found the whole book interesting. It was about a topic that I am less famili . . .
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The Smell of Other People's Houses by Ella
I really enjoyed this book. I always found it hard to guess what would happen next and found it really clever how each section of the book linked toge . . .
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Salt to the Sea by Zoe
I have read "Salt to the Sea" and I did not enjoy it because I could not really get into it. I was a little bit bored of it after the first 20 pages. . . .
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Wolf Hollow by Aleena
I enjoyed Wolf Hollow as it was well written and described with great detail. I felt that at the beginning of the book it was quite slow, but as I rea . . .
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The Stars at Oktober Bend by Ruhi
The Stars at Oktober Bend is an amazing book because you can feel the main character's emotions as your own. The way that it is written is so gripping . . .
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Sputnik's Guide to Life on Earth by Zoe
I thought that Sputniks's Guide to Life on Earth was a bit young for me. It was an easy read and it was funny but it did not challenge me as I like bo . . .
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The Smell of Other People's Houses by Zoe
I have read the smell of other people's houses and I can honestly say it is the best book I have ever read. It is about lots of different people and h . . .
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Wolf Hollow by Amie
Wolf Hollow was a very interesting book. It was very slow at the beginning and it took me a while to get into. The first half of the book is more like . . .
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The Bone Sparrow by Anika
'The Bone Sparrow' is a gripping book which describes the life of a boy in a refugee camp. As you read through this book, it really makes you wonder w . . .
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The UCL Academy Shadowers
Carrington Junior School
Flackwell Heath, Bucks
Idea Stores
Oakmere Primary School
Potters Bar,
Which book do you think will win based on the title and cover

Sputnik's guide to life on earth
The smell of other people's houses
The bone sparrow
Rail head
Wolf hollow
Salt to the sea
The stars at oktober bend
Title: Millions
Author: Frank Cottrell Boyce
Winning Year: 2004

Comedy is blended with real life drama in perfect balance, in this unique story of brothers Damian and Anthony who suddenly have to spend "millions" in seven days before the euro takes over from the pound. A gripping read with an exuberant plot that you


Glenda Millard

We loved reading the Stars of Oktober bend and look forward to discussing it today!