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Ousedale School -Olney
Olney,
Group status: Received the 2017 Carnegie shortlist and started reading.



We are located in Ousedale Campus (Olney). We are a small group of 8 people, and we all love to read!

Josh

The Smell of Other People's Houses by Shayla
I really, really enjoyed this book. This is by far my favorite book out of the ones we have read. I had absolutely no problems reading this, i just go . . .
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Railhead by Elijah
I read quite a lot of Railhead and I really liked it. The main character seemed really interesting and was quite relatable. It wouldn't normally be a . . .
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Salt to the Sea by Elijah
I read a bit of this book and I really liked how there were lots of different perspectives and lots of different people telling the story from their o . . .
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The Smell of Other People's Houses by Elijah
I liked this book a lot but I didn't get to read much. I liked how there were lots of people's lives intertwined and it gave a lot of different perspe . . .
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Salt to the Sea by Shayla
I did quite like this book however i did not have enough time to finish it, if i do get a chance to go back and finish it I would really like to. I th . . .
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Wolf Hollow by Lauryn
I liked this book but I didn't enjoy it quite as much as the previous three we've read so far. I felt that the start of the book was quite slow howeve . . .
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Salt to the Sea by Neve
Although i didn't finish this book, i did really enjoy it. I loved the four perspectives and the detail on each character was very well written. I hea . . .
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Salt to the Sea by Lauryn
This has been my favourite book out of the three we've read so far (The smell of other people's houses and Rail head). I liked the fact that we got to . . .
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Railhead by Lauryn
I personally really enjoyed this book. Overall I think Philip Reeves did a great job of bringing to life such an imaginative universe full of all sort . . .
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The Smell of Other People's Houses by Lauryn
Overall I found this book very enjoyable. It was fascinating to see how four people's lives who have such different stories began to intertwine togeth . . .
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The Smell of Other People's Houses by Dulcie
The smell of other peoples houses is an engaging book from the perspective of 4 contrasting teens in Alaska in the 1970s, all very different, yet all . . .
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The Smell of Other People's Houses by Neve
The smell of other peoples houses...I loved this book. The story was great and the characters were very interesting. Just by the title i was intrigued . . .
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Railhead by Josh
I really liked this book because it is a genre that I find very enjoyable. I really liked how Flex 'tagged' trains and how all of the trains have thei . . .
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Railhead by Adam
This book was alright. It is in the Sci-fi genre and it is about a thief and a train that travels to different planets. The thief is call Zen Starling . . .
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Railhead by Shayla
I didn't enjoy this book, I couldn't finish it. For me I just found it too confusing, this is probably because it was futuristic and all of the names . . .
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Railhead by Alex
I quite enjoyed reading Railhead as it is the type of genre that I quite like. Even if it was a bit slow starting when it got past a certain point I j . . .
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The Smell of Other People's Houses by Barbara
In my opinion, I really liked this book. It was really interesting to read about four people's very different stories and have them come together at t . . .
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The Smell of Other People's Houses by Beth
In my opinion, this is a really good book. I read it in about 4 or 5 sessions of reading; it was a really easy read. I really enjoyed the book and I e . . .
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The Smell of Other People's Houses by Lucy
I really enjoyed this book, It is the one I felt most drawn to from the cover/title and I wasn't disappointed. I like reading stories set in differen . . .
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Ousedale School
Milton Keynes,
The Big Read
Fyfield Barrow,
what is your favorite book?

rail head
the smell of other people's houses
salt to the sea
Wolf hollow
beck
the stars at october bend
the bone sparrow
sputnik's guide to life on Earth
 
Title: A Monster Calls
Author: Patrick Ness
Illustrator: Jim Kay
Winning Year: 2012

The monster shows up after midnight. It isn't the one Conor has been expecting; the one from his nightmare; the one he has had nearly every night since his mother started her treatment. But this new monster is ancient, and wild, and it wants something ju
 

 
 

Jim Kay

Jim Kay won the Kate Greenaway Medal in 2012 for his illustrations in A Monster Calls by Patrick Ness. He studied illustration at the University of Westminster and since graduating has worked in the Library & Archives of Tate Britain and . .