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John Port School Reading Team
Etwall, Derbyshire
Group status: Making our way through the shortlist

Looking very happy with our books...

We are a group of students who all love reading. Our school is in South Derbyshire. We have volunteered to read the novels in our own time in preparation for a Carnegie Discussion Afternoon, when we will get together with students from other local schools to discuss the books and vote for a winner. We meet on Wednesday lunchtimes in the school library.

Ava and Chandler Bing

Wednesfield High School
Pool Hayes Academy
Wilsthorpe Business and Community School
Eastwood Carnegie
What is your favourite children's book?

The Gruffalo
93% (149 votes)

The Day the crayons quit
4% (7 votes)

snail on a whale
1% (2 votes)

That is not my... series
2% (3 votes)

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