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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.





Queen Anne's School
Caversham,
Year 6
Caversham, Reading
Sonning C of E Primary School
Reading,
Hemdean Bookworms
Reading, Berks
How do you decide what to read next?

Book with most appealing title or cover
20% (1 vote)

Book with the best blurb
40% (2 votes)

Next available book on the Carnegie shortlist
40% (2 votes)

 
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