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St Catherines Catholic School
Kent,
Group status: Next books for group discussion Railhead & Sputnik's guide to life on earth

STC Carnegie Shadowing Group 2017

Wednesday lunchtime in the library is Book Club. We are very lucky to have a fantastic public library service in Bexley who have organised an event celebrating the Carnegie every year since 2002. St Catherine's is very proud and pleased to have attended every event organised by Bexley Libraries.


Sputnik's Guide to Life on Earth by Anushdikka
I like this book because it is interesting, engaging and I enjoyed reading it if I was bored as it was very entertaining. My favourite part in the sto . . .
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Sputnik's Guide to Life on Earth by Precious
I like this book because it is very funny and engaging. I looked forward to Prez speaking since he didn’t not speak often! . . .
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The Smell of Other People's Houses by Precious
This is not my favourite book out of the shortlisted books because it is very confusing, does not really explain want is happening and it is not easy . . .
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Beck by Precious.
Beck is a wonderful book. I love this book because it has unexpected parts and the ending of the book is very sad. The language in this book is fantas . . .
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The Bone Sparrow by Abigail Oyalegan
Everyone was separated - people just weren't used to seeing different races flooding their streets, so they came to a conclusion. They decided to bund . . .
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The Smell of Other People's Houses by Abigail Oyalegan
Four different tales all mashed up into one. This book was interesting in its own way however I found it quite confusing to understand because the POV . . .
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Beck by Nicole
This was a hard book to get through. I cried at times, laughed, a little bit because I knew that there would be no crucial, violent scenes. Beck went . . .
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Beck by Abigail O
Imagine if you were a mixed race boy, living in a white man’s world. Your mum is the only relative you ever knew and she’d dead. You have nobody l . . .
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Sputnik's Guide to Life on Earth by Abigail O
A dog, normal to the naked eye but to Prez, Sputnik is not normal at all. In fact he’s a human being disguised as a dog to save the world. Apparentl . . .
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Sputnik's Guide to Life on Earth by Nicole
I loved this book so much. It has a funky personality to it, lots of drama and chaos with Sputnik. The author has made it very clear who is who in thi . . .
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Sputnik's Guide to Life on Earth by Temi A
Sputnik's Guide to Life on Earth is a well-written book with a good moral to it about friendship and reading manuals. It shows how thing are not alway . . .
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Beck by Tolu A.
Reading Beck was like having a first-hand experience of racism in the early 1900's. The book was enjoyable but was gruesome in detail pertaining to hi . . .
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Wolf Hollow by Nicole
Wolf Hollow was a mission for me to read. It took a while to get into but eventually things got more interesting. I loved the dynamic between Toby an . . .
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Wolf Hollow by Temi A.
Wolf Hallow is an intriguing book about a young girl and what she goes through. The characters all have flaws and interesting personalities, as well a . . .
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The Smell of Other People's Houses by Nicole
I loved reading this book. I was entertained by the four different people with very different characters. On the downside, it was confusing because of . . .
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Title: The Graveyard Book
Author: Neil Gaiman
Winning Year: 2010

Nobody Owens, known to his friends as Bod, would be a completely normal boy if he didn't live in a graveyard, being raised and educated by ghosts. For it is in the land of the living that real danger lurks, a danger that has already killed Bod's family.