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St John Fisher RC High School
Harrogate,
Group status: Today's the day!! The chocolate buns are baked, the sound on the library pc is on 'Rock' level , let the viewing of the Awards ceremony and winner announcement commence! Pass me a bun, someone...

Fisher's Shadowers 2018

Just like the song lyrics 'they're too shy, shy' to show their faces so here's a lovely shot of the Knaresborough Viaduct instead. Our group is made up of a mixture of Y8, Y10 and Y11 students plus library staff. Our reading is fuelled by cake!

.....Florence

The Hate U Give by Lin-ay
The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas is a beautiful novel about coping with loss and the social problems in today's society. I thoroughly enjoyed reading . . .
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Beyond the Bright Sea by Mrs P
Originally I put off reading this book as the blurb on the back did not reel me in. What a mistake! A great story with believable characters that you . . .
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Release by Libby
Release is a book that covers mature, modern topics while maintaining a B plot that has a sense of Patrick Ness' vague fantasy. The two stories do eve . . .
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Where the World Ends by Lin-ay
Where the World Ends by Geraldine McCaughrean is an entertaining book that was better than I expected. it is based on a true story and I would recomme . . .
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Release by Lin-ay
I thoroughly enjoyed Release by Patrick Ness. It's a warming story about acceptance and moving on, this is shown from the going away party for Enzo. I . . .
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Beyond the Bright Sea by Florence
Beyond the Bright Sea is by Lauren Wolk. It is a compelling and determined read, which I did enjoy. You follow the story of washed up child, Crow. She . . .
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The Hate U Give by Mrs. P
This is one fantastic book with a great story and memorable characters in a situation that unfortunately has become a more than once occurrence in the . . .
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Rook by Florence
Rook by Anthony McGowan, is a Barrington Stoke book. You follow the character Nicky who has a brother Kenny. They rescue a rook which Kenny is determ . . .
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Wed Wabbit by Florence
Wed Wabbit by Lissa Evans is a funny and creative story set in Fidge's Little sister (Minnie's)made up world after falling down the stairs. The story . . .
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After the Fire by Libby
This is an expertly written book that intrigued me from beginning to end. Its structure employs flashbacks -- 'Before' -- relevant to the events of 'A . . .
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After the Fire by Caolan
I really enjoyed After the Fire. I especially enjoyed the bit where, at the end, Moonbeam's mum is there in interview room one.it has a great structur . . .
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Rook by Adam
I think that Rook is a very good book because it is humorous but serious at the same time. It shows how easily a child can be influenced into bad beha . . .
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Saint Death by Mrs P
This book is like Marmite, you either like it or you don't. Although a fan of Marcus Sedgwick I found the story very gritty and real and it is not for . . .
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Rook by Caolan
I really liked Rook. I like how Anthony builds a connection between Sarah and Nicky. I felt sorry for Kenny and Nicky when their Dad was in a bad shap . . .
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After the Fire by Mrs P
This book is amazing! The story is inspired by the real life event of the Waco siege at the compound of a religious sect but is not a re telling. The . . .
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Saint Death by Conor
Saint Death is a very real story about the life of people in Mexico and tells its story in the best way possible. It is a great story and is definite . . .
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Rook by Conor
Rook is a great book. It has great stories and characters and you should definitely read it. . . .
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Release by Florence
Release by Patrick Ness is a brilliant book. You follow the story of Adam Thorn and his last years of high school as he deals with friendships and rel . . .
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After the Fire by Lin-ay
After the Fire by Will Hill is so far my favourite book so far. It is about a girl called Moonbeam who was part of the Lord's Legion until a fire dest . . .
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Where the World Ends by Florence
Where The World Ends by Geraldine McCaughrean is excellent book based on a true story set in St Kilda (which is a small island off Scotland). You foll . . .
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Release by Conor
Disclaimer: Adult content Release is a great book and you should definatly read it. It's story is great with good characters although it can get co . . .
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After the Fire by FLORENCE
After the Fire is a moving book about The Lord's Legion controlled by the 'prophet' Father John. You follow the story of Moonbeam and her experience o . . .
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Where the World Ends by Mrs K
As someone who loves fast action crime fiction, I didn't expect to enjoy this book as much as I did. The whole book read so easily that I didn't want . . .
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Wed Wabbit by Mrs K
Loved it - Fantasy and humour with a great dollop of surrealism. The characters were brought to life within the pages and I especially liked Dr. Carro . . .
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Where the World Ends by Mrs P
A very satisfying read even if the chapters were over long. Based on a true story set in 18th century St. Kilda this is very much of the 'what if?' sp . . .
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Wed Wabbit by Mrs P
The first impression was of a book for a younger reader but once you got into the story you realised it was more sinister! As an older reader you can . . .
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Release by Mrs P
Any book by Patrick Ness is sure to entertain, provide a thrilling read and inject a little bit of the out of the ordinary. Release does all these in . . .
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Rook by Mrs P
Firstly I want to say how refreshing it is to find an accessible read on the shortlist! For author Anthony McGowan this is the third standalone story . . .
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Rook by Lin-ay
Rook is a warming story that follows Nicky and how he copes with family and high school life. It is the third in a series but it is not necessary to r . . .
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The Hate U Give by FLORENCE
The Hate U Give is about a girl called Starr who goes through a traumatic experience. This book highlights inequalities in today's society. I would hi . . .
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What is your favourite book so far?

After the Fire
The Hate U Give
Rook
Release
Saint Death
Where the World Ends
Beyond the Bright Sea
Wed Wabbit
 
Title: Here Lies Arthur
Author: Philip Reeve
Winning Year: 2008

"There's nothing a man can do that can't be turned into a tale...". Britain. AD 500. Gwyna's new master Myrddin says he's not an enchanter, yet he works his own kind of magic. He turns Gwyna from a slave-girl into a goddess, a boy, and a spy - and A
 

 
 

Lissa Evans

Lissa Evans has a background in comedy. Following a medical degree, she changed careers to become a comedy producer for radio and TV; her credits include Father Ted, Room 101 and Have I Got News for You. Her first . .