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Old Palace of John Whitgift School

Group status: Our Shadowing Group is currently reading through the shortlisted books ready for discussions and other shadowing related activities (including voting for our favourite Carnegie Winner from the past 80 years).

Mrs C

AK Reading Group
Selsdon Library TRG
South Croydon,
Reading is Life
Cumnor Carnegie Readers
South Croydon,
Think carefully before you answer this one: Which book do you think should be crowned this years Carnegie Medal Winner?

The Bone Sparrow
The Smell of Other People's Houses
Wolf Hollow
Sputnik's Guide to Life on Earth
Salt to the Sea
The Stars at Oktober Bend
Title: Tom's Midnight Garden
Author: Philippa Pearce
Winning Year: 1958

When his brother Peter gets measles, 14-year-old Tom Long is sent to stay with his uncle and aunt in Ely. They live in a first-floor flat in what was once a grand manor house, now run down. One night Tom hears the old grandfather clock in the hallway stri


Frank Cottrell-Boyce

Frank Cottrell Boyce is the author of Millions, Framed, Cosmic, The Astounding Broccoli Boy and the Chitty Chitty Bang Bang sequels. He is also a successful writer of screen-plays and, along with director Danny Boyle, devised the Opening Ceremony . .