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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: The Year 9 pupils have started the marathon task of reading as many of the eight Carnegie books as they can squeeze into their busy academic week. Well done and keep reading!

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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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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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 . . .