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Highdown Book Hounds
Emmer Green,
Group status: Lots of new blood in the pack this year and they're more than ready to hunt out the best of the books.





Blues Book Group
Sonning-on-Thames,
Chiltern Edge School
Reading,
Sonning C of E Primary School
Reading,
Hemmed in
Caversham, Reading
How do you decide what to read next?

Recommendation from a friend
Recommendation from teacher or librarian
Book with most appealing title or cover
Book with the best blurb
Next book by favourite author
Next available book on the Carnegie shortlist
 
Title: Tamar
Author: Mal Peet
Winning Year: 2005

This is an enthralling and multi-layered novel that traces the story of two men caught up in secret operations in World War Two. It looks at the negative impact that war has on those involved and on succeeding generations. Guilt and its ramifications lie