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College Pierre et Marie Curie, College Les Hauts Grillets, College Lycee International, British Section
St Germain-en-Laye Cedex ,
Group status: Congratulations to Geraldine McCaughrean for winning this year's Carnegie Medal with her book: Where the World Ends!

John Benney and Louis Sharma from PMC have written this poem.

We are Year 9 pupils in the British Section of a French 'Lycee International' spread across three sites just outside Paris.

Mrs Rees

Where the World Ends by Neo
I couldn’t put this book down; the writing is absolutely breathtaking and the story is utterly gripping. A tale of resilience and courage set on one o . . .
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Where the World Ends by Rachid
I found Where The World Ends very interesting and unique. The fact that this is based on a true story made me want to read more of it. The plot takes . . .
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Wed Wabbit by Rachid
Personally I enjoyed reading Wed Wabbit, because I found the story quite funny and amusing. I liked the part when the ten-year old girl, Fidge was fru . . .
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Beyond the Bright Sea by Isabel
A great novel!It is slightly boring in the beginning,but then it gets interesting afterwards. I REALLY enjoyed reading this book. It is a book I recom . . .
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After the Fire by Sara R.
“After the Fire” is an wonderful book, inspired by a true story yet enthralling and full of suspense from the first sentences. The plot is captivatin . . .
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Wed Wabbit by Thomas
Wed Wabbit is, in my opinion, one of the best books in the shortlist, for three reasons. The first reason is that, of course, it is funny. From th . . .
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Saint Death by Thomas
Saint Death is one of these books with two stories. The first one is the individual story of Arturo, this young Mexican man, whose destiny is link . . .
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Saint Death by Charlotte
I really enjoyed reading this book, as I found it very intriguing and i always wanted to read some more. This book is full of emotions and it is quite . . .
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Wed Wabbit by James
‘Wed Wabbit’ is a truly hilarious tale, that literally made me laugh out loud (and obtain a few puzzled stares from other people in the library!) The . . .
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After the Fire by Maya S
I was not too fond of After the Fire because stories with lots of flashbacks tend to bore me. I find that Moonbeam is a very unlikeable character. Thr . . .
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The Hate U Give by Martin
An impressive and powerful novel. THUG explores a variety of social problems and raises awareness about life in discriminated societies in America. I . . .
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After the Fire by AnnaS
I loved this breathtaking book about a girl called Moonbeam who looks back on the story of her life inside the compound called the Lords Legion, with . . .
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Rook by Luca
Rook is my second favourite book. It resembles Release in many ways: with the main character's life falling down the drain and it has a parallel story . . .
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Wed Wabbit by Luc
An exceptionally amusing book, regarding different aspects of life in a simple and direct style facilitating the reader's task to understand the plot . . .
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Beyond the Bright Sea by Matthieu
Beyond the Bright Sea is a surprisingly original and intriguing novel following Crow's journey to discover her origins. Anyone who's looking for a hea . . .
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The Hate U Give by Maeva
I really liked reading this book because it encourages people to use their voices and encourages freedom of speech "I'll never be quiet. I promise". I . . .
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Saint Death by Victor
This fascinating book illustrates the horrible conditions of life in the Mexican shanty towns and it is very interesting to learn about such a grave s . . .
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Release by Emily
This book was extremely well crafted and the way the author brought two different stories together was very interesting. . . .
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Wed Wabbit by Maya S
I find Wed Wabbit to be a very original and interesting book. With this book you cannot let yourself be fooled by the cover as the story holds many mo . . .
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Rook by charlie
I honestly was a bit disappointed by the plot, because I found it rather boring to read about a boy's reaction to his crush. One thing I really apprec . . .
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Rook by scott
Rook by Anthony McGowan is a emontionlly thrilling story about a teenage boy and his disabled brother. Throughout the story Nicky is immersed in typic . . .
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Wed Wabbit by AnnaS
Wed Wabbit is a hilarious adventure in which the reader experiences the disorientation an adult can feel when faced with childish reasoning. In this . . .
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Wed Wabbit by Isabel
A hilarious story written in a childish way, with a population of garbage bins the size of a full grown person with limbs ,a transitional object,a stu . . .
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Saint Death by Thomas
Saint Death is one of these books with two stories. The first one, the explicit story, is the story of Arturo, a Mexican man who has to put himsel . . .
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The Hate U Give by James
What an amazing book! The Hate U Give kept me on the edge of my seat until the very last page. It is a truly fast moving, captivating and emotional st . . .
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Release by Gabrielle
I really liked the semi-realistic vibe and the whole storyline is very touching and deep. We see the current world through the eyes of a gay protagoni . . .
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Release by Luca
I loved this book.It tackles serious issues that can be found in society eg having a boy who sees his life go down the drain in the blink of an eye. T . . .
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Beyond the Bright Sea by Evie
'Beyond The Bright Sea' is a very moving story about finding out what family really means. Although I found it a bit rushed and uneventful, I apprecia . . .
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Release by Amelia
I enjoyed reading this book as I loved the way Patrick Ness structured the story with the two different lives intertwined with each other , and the e . . .
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Where the World Ends by Matthieu
Where the World Ends is a rich and unique novel by Geraldine McCaughrean based on true events that tests its characters by having them survive almost . . .
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Wed Wabbit by Maeva
I enjoyed reading Wed Wabbit. Even though the book is aimed at younger children,the adventure and the world was funny and interesting to dicover. I al . . .
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Wed Wabbit by Matilda
Wed Wabbit is an incredibly sweet book with just enough blend of fantasy and reality . Every character was perfectly created to fit into the book , an . . .
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Saint Death by Matilda
Such a complex and mind-blowing book . It's so dense and heartbreaking . The text between every chapter made you think, it was actually the most terri . . .
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Wed Wabbit by Wamiq
Easily the weirdest book I've ever read, combining elements from both alice in wonderland and inside out. Watch Graham a paranoid child and Fidge an . . .
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Saint Death by Martin
A fascinating novel, written in an unusual style, which absorbs the reader in the story’s dynamic course. Unlike other books, it explores social issue . . .
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Release by Valentine
I found this book quite dull at the beginning but near the end I really began to enjoy it. It is quite amazing how it all takes place in one full day. . . .
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Release by Félicité
A really, really good book. A lot of conflict in the main character's mind which is explained in his narration. I find it very interesting that the bo . . .
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Saint Death by William
I loved this book from the beginning right to the end! I found it particularly interesting because it is the only book that I have read that looks dee . . .
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After the Fire by William
I think this captivating book explored the themes of trust, lies and faith extremely well. I liked how the novel switched back and forth from the pres . . .
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After the Fire by Leah
This book, After the Fire by Will Hill is a fantastic piece of writing. Will Hill manages to keep us in suspense throughout the entire story whilst, a . . .
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After the Fire by Juliette
This book was one of the few books that made me feel really emotional. The main character is a girl called Moonbeam. She lived in a cult in Texas call . . .
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The Hate U Give by Sasha
I was very intrigued by this book; its complex storyline and unique characters make it hard to stop reading. This book focuses on serious topics and I . . .
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Where the World Ends by Luc
This extraordinary soul-stirring read transports us to the very heart of Quill's emotions in a spellbinding style. As the desperation shown by the rel . . .
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Release by Suvomita
The book is very gripping from the start and surprising because the story takes place in one day. The characters in the book are scripted and describe . . .
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After the Fire by Maëlys
A fantastic book whose character's are touching. We had a clear insight of what was happening inside the fence and shared her opinion. The transition . . .
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The Hate U Give by Genevieve
I enjoyed reading this book because it deals with a real subject which makes it believable and gripping. Every time I picked it up I was as submerged . . .
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Where the World Ends by Sarah
I really enjoyed this book, this exciting survival story was tragic yet beautiful and wonderfully written. . . .
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Wed Wabbit by Annasia
Wed Wabbit is a pleasant story set in a fantasy world; Wimbley Land; created by the essence of Minnie’s imagination (Fidge’s sister). With all sorts o . . .
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Rook by Maëlys
This book ressembles the daily life of a teenager with lots of precision, some could relate to this easily. Rooky is living the same life as Nicky whi . . .
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Wed Wabbit by Maëlys
A hilarious book with such amusing and different characters. This book makes you go back in time to childhood and perceive the young world in various . . .
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In order, vote for the shortlisted books that best represent a great read for a 4? level student

After the Fire by Will Hill
Beyond the Bright Sea by Lauren Wolk
Release by Patrick Ness
Rook by Anthony McGowan
Saint Death by Marcus Sedgwick
The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas
Wed Wabbit by Lissa Evans
Where the World Ends by Geraldine McCaughrean
 
Title: Maggot Moon
Author: Sally Gardner
Winning Year: 2013

A ruthless regime is determined to beat its enemies in a race to the moon. But when his best friend Hector is suddenly taken away, it is up to unlikely hero Standish, his grandfather, and a small band of rebels, to confront and defeat the ever-present opp
 

 
 

Will Hill

Will Hill worked as a bartender, bookseller and in publishing before quitting to write full-time. His first novel, Department 19 – the first in a series of five – was published in 2011 to widespread acclaim. He lives in Londo . . .