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Stockport Grammar School
Stockport,
Group status: We will be posting some more reviews when our exams are over. We are still reading though!

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Millie Henry and Mrs Jones

The Smell of Other People's Houses by Ruby
The Smell of Other People's Houses is a beautiful book that shows just how small the world really is. By telling the tales of different characters fro . . .
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Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone by Lucy
i think that this book is very cool. i love the way it i very imaginative but j.K Rowling is a very clever and the way she writes her book is very cle . . .
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The Smell of Other People's Houses by Mrs Jones
The Smell of Other People's Houses is set in a small town in Alaska in the early 1970s. The story consists of several interconnecting narratives which . . .
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The Bone Sparrow by Emily
I enjoyed this book, because it was fiction and non-fiction at the same time. It gave you a good insight into how badly people were treated in camps l . . .
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Sputnik's Guide to Life on Earth by Emily
I found this book interesting, as some parts were funny and imaginative, whereas others were a bit daft and silly. Although I didn't enjoy this book v . . .
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Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone by horse lover04
I really like the written version of the book but this gave you a whole other side of the story. the pictures really help you imagine where you are an . . .
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Wild Animals of the North by Horse Lover 101
I think this book is very interesting. This book i would say is for the younger people of society. It is very much based on pictures and animals.My fa . . .
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Wolf Hollow by carol
this story is about adult themes but in a story form so it can discuss adult themes in an open manner and can aim the book at younger students. . . .
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Salt to the Sea by horse lover04
this was a really well written emotional book. It was very sad in some parts but apart from that it was really good . . .
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The Smell of Other People's Houses by carol
this is a very touching story about worlds colliding. a good start then a nice happy ending. . . .
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Railhead by carol
this book was quite a young book however it still has a very good story line that is thought provoking. . . .
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Salt to the Sea by carol
this book was very emotional and was very thought provoking. this book was also very heart breaking to find out that this story was true. . . .
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The Smell of Other People's Houses by Isabella
The smell of other peoples houses, is a book that is definitely aimed at an older more advanced reader. As it a much more serious story. I dont have m . . .
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The Bone Sparrow by Isabella
I found this book, quiet emotional as it was telling the story of a young refugee. It was based of a true story. It had all the detail of the crisis w . . .
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Sputnik's Guide to Life on Earth by Isabella
I thought this book was aimed at a younger audience rather then our age group, it was a comedy but for me it was younger childish comedy that would ma . . .
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Salt to the Sea by Isabella
I thought this book was really good, i liked how there were many peoples point of view in the. You really want them to get on the boat. This is a real . . .
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Sputnik's Guide to Life on Earth by carol
I feel like this book is aimed at a younger audience and because of this i didn't particularly enjoy this book. . . .
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Salt to the Sea by Lucy
I found this book very interesting and intriguing. I felt like you could really empathize with all characters. Also, i think that all genders can read . . .
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Beck by carol
Even though this book has an age limit of 16. However, i thoroughly enjoyed this book. This book has very adult themes but is also very historically f . . .
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The Stars at Oktober Bend by carol
the stars at oktober bend is a very gripping story that made me think about society and the way unusual people are treated, it also made me think of t . . .
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The Stars at Oktober Bend by Mrs Jones
The Stars at Oktober Bend overflows with poetry. The two narrators, Alice and Manny have to overcome horrors in their past; Alice is brain damaged fro . . .
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Wolf Hollow by Shanzay
Wolf Hollow is a unique and creative book. It centers around Annabelle, a determined, young girl, who feels the need to help kindhearted loner, Toby, . . .
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Railhead by Ruby
Railhead is an interesting book set in a distant future. It is very imaginative and it sets the scene for the future and its technology. This dystopia . . .
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Wolf Hollow by Mrs Jones
Annabelle is 12 and has had a sheltered upbringing in Wolf Hollow, a small town in Pennsylvania, during WW2. One day Betty arrives in town and Annabel . . .
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The Smell of Other People's Houses by Emily
I think this book has a really gripping storyline. I would've liked to know a bit more about how Hank fitted in with the whole story (for example, ano . . .
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Wolf Hollow by Emily
I think this book was really good. It was original, and the story was very interesting. It had some unexpected events ( like Toby and Betty's deaths), . . .
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Salt to the Sea by Emily
Overall, I think this book is amazing! I love the storyline, and how it makes you understands how hard it was for people in the war. The story itself . . .
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The Bone Sparrow by Mrs Jones
Subhi was born in a refugee detention centre in Australia. All he knows of the outside world is from old books in the recreation room and his mother's . . .
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What is your favourite book from the Carnegie shortlist in 2017?

The Stars at Oktober Bend
75% (3 votes)

Salt to the Sea
25% (1 vote)

 
Title: His Dark Materials: Book 1 Northern Lights
Author: Philip Pullman
Winning Year: 1995

When Lyra's friend Roger disappears, she and her daemon, Pantalaimon, are determined to find him. The ensuing quest leads them to the bleak splendour of the North, where armoured bears rule the ice, witch-queens fly through the frozen skies and a team of
 

 
 

Philip Reeve

Philip Reeve was born and raised in Brighton, where he wrote his first story at the tender age of five about a spaceman called Spike and his dog Spook. He is a talented illustrator and writer, and he has illustrated several titles in the Horri . .

 

 

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