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Adeyfield School
Hemel Hempstead, Herts
Group status: Preparing for the GREAT day!!

Adeyfield School Carnegie Book Shadowers 2011

We are a large group of students and staff who meet every Wednesday during afternoon registration to discuss the shortlisted Carnegie books. On Monday, 27th June, selected students from the group will combine with representatives from other local schools to discuss the books and meet with a best selling author to partcipate in workshops. The climax of the day will be the announcements both of our favourite book and the nation's.

Salt to the Sea by Hannah
I gave this book a six because it was a really good book midway through but at the start it was really confusing because I felt like I was reading fou . . .
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Wolf Hollow by Hannah
I gave Wolf Hollow an eight because it was a really interesting book when you got into it and midway through I couldn't put the book down. I didn't li . . .
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The Stars at Oktober Bend by Sadio
I didn't like this book very much. I found it boring and hard to read. . . .
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Sputnik's Guide to Life on Earth by Sadio
I gave this book a 7. At first I did not like it much because it's not the kind of book I would read and I would have given it a low mark but the end . . .
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Wolf Hollow by Gemma
This book wasn't really my favourite to begin with due to what I thought was a slow start, but once Becky came into the picture with Andy as bullies t . . .
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Wolf Hollow by Zoe
I found Wolf Hollow very interesting, it had me sitting on the edge of my seat quite literally. I loved the sense of worry when Betty went missing and . . .
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The Bone Sparrow by Reeam
I gave The Bone Sparrow 10 out of 10 because I liked how it started because there is this girl who thinks that there is a night sea with creatures and . . .
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Salt to the Sea by Sadio
I think that this book is very good. It tells a story about four people who have a different story but they all meet to escape from the war. I think i . . .
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Author: Siobhan Dowd
Winning Year: 2009

Digging for peat in the mountain with his Uncle Tally, Fergus finds something that makes his heart stop. Curled up deep in the bog is the body of the child. And it looks as if she?s been murdered. As Fergus tries to make sense of the troubled world around


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