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Colyton Grammar School
Coylton,
Group status: First meeting Tuesday 28 March 2017

The 2017 shadowing group

Mrs Sue Burns-Price, Librarian

Megan & Divya

Salt to the Sea by Daniel (Y7)
PLOT: Four young people, hunted by guilt, fate, shame and fear, and haunted by war. One ship promising freedom to thousands of foreign refugees. As . . .
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Railhead by Johana (Y7)
Zen and his partner Nova explore the sci-fi world in this amazing book by Phillip Reeve - Railhead. Zen's talent of stealing leads him to a bigger m . . .
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Sputnik's Guide to Life on Earth by Medwin (Y7)
The story is very engaging and fun, and makes you want to read on. The author writes the story in a way that ties up all the loose ends and answers th . . .
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Beck by Medwin (Y7)
The plot is quite good and you are emotionally connected. However, it does have some slightly inappropriate parts. You get to know the characters wel . . .
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Salt to the Sea by Medwin (Y7)
The plot was very interesting and very engaging. It increases your knowledge of the war. You get to know the characters very well and see something n . . .
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Railhead by Daniel (Y7)
PLOT: Zen Starling, once a petty thief stealing to support his family has become tangled in a world far from normal. With his Motorik partner Nova, Z . . .
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Salt to the Sea by Lucy (Y7)
PLOT: The plot made me feel very emotional. It helped you understand things from different perspectives. Some things the author presumed you knew alre . . .
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Railhead by Daniel (Y7)
PLOT: Zen Starling, once a petty thief stealing to support his family has become tangled in a world far from normal. With his Motorik partner Nova, Z . . .
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Beck by Daniel (Y7)
PLOT: An orphan, Beck, in Liverpool is transported to Canada. There he endures pain and hardship on a journey to find a place where even he can belon . . .
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Salt to the Sea by Felicity (Y12)
This book has a very gripping plot that intertwines 4 points of view from 4 people. However 'Alfred' seems rather unnecessary to the plot and frankly . . .
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The Bone Sparrow by Medwin (Y7)
The plot was very interesting and made you want to read on. However it was slightly confusing. You get to know the characters and get to know their a . . .
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The Smell of Other People's Houses by Daniel (Y7)
PLOT: The Smell of Other People's Houses has a very well-written but sometimes confusing plot. 4 young people living in Alaska, with very different b . . .
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Wolf Hollow by Johana (Y7)
Wolf Hallow is an excellent book with a thrilling plot. Lauren Wolk describes the characters well, making you feel like you truly know them. I love th . . .
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Salt to the Sea by Johana (Y7)
Salt to the Sea is set in WW2 and each chapter is the story of one of the four main individuals. I became very emotional and thoroughly excited. The c . . .
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What genre do you like to read?

Adventure
Fantasy
Romance
Mystery/Crime
Horror
Sci-Fi
Non-Fiction
Comic/Kiddy
   
 
Title: A Gathering Light
Author: Jennifer Donnelly
Winning Year: 2003

This is a moving and unforgettable story of life in the Adirondack Mountains, in upstate New York at the turn of the 20th Century. The central character, Mattie, struggles to choose between family duty and her burning desire for education and a better lif