Highgate Wood School London, Group status: We've got the books. Let the reading commence.
The Year 8-10 group
Students in Years 7,8, 9 & 10 at Highgate Wood School. Noisy debaters and enthusiastic biscuit eaters.
Saint Death by Callum I think it tackles a good topic and has great writing. The plot twists are hard to predict and the storyline is brilliant with one of the most unpredi . . . read full review
Rook by Callum I thought it was a book far too short for how well it was written. Anthony McGowan worked wonders with the character emotions and interactions and it . . . read full review
Beyond the Bright Sea by Callum The book had great interactions between characters, and despite its predictability most of the book had really amazing emotive language. I also liked . . . read full review
Wed Wabbit by Lily!! I absolutely loved reading Wed Wabbit! It is a great book for comfort reading, the plot was enjoyable and unique, and teh characters were excellentely . . . read full review
Beyond the Bright Sea by Talia Beyond the Bright Sea is a good book for a rainy day, and I did enjoy reading it. However, the story line is not really very original, nor is it entir . . . read full review
Title: Salt to the Sea Author: Ruta Sepetys Winning Year: 2017
It's early 1945 and a group of people trek across Germany, bound together by their desperation to reach the ship that can take them away from the war-ravaged land. Four young people, each haunted by their own dark secret, narrate their unforgettable stori
Angie Thomas was born and raised in Jackson, Mississippi. She studied Creative
Writing at Belhaven University, where she was one of the only black students –
a theme visited in The Hate U Give, her debut novel, which is
currentl . . .