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The Latymer School

Carnegie Bookclub 2018

We've now come to the end of our reading marathon. We enjoyed reading the books, especially learning about the issues in Hate U Give, After the Fire and Saint Death (our top choices). All the books had plenty to recommend them - the historical detail in Where the World Ends, the clever typography in Wed Wabbit, the concise and moving style of Rook. We feel that we have matured as readers and would tackle more challenging books in future. We can't wait for Monday 18 to hear the official result!

Mrs. McAllister

Where the World Ends by Abigail
This book is set in the 1700s, about a fowling group who get stranded on a stac and are adjusting to life on the stac whilst waiting to be saved. To b . . .
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Wed Wabbit by Emma
Wed Wabbit is about a girl called Fidge and her cousin called Graham, who go on an adventure into a children's book. She has to complete a series of p . . .
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Beyond the Bright Sea by Abigail
This book is about Crow, who lives on an island with her guardians Osh and Miss Maggie. I really like this book, the backstory to Crow's life, and how . . .
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Heron's Carnegie Chat
Alexandra Park School
George Mitchell School
Hornsey Chatterbooks Reading Group
Which book do you think deserves to win this year?

Beyond the Blue Sea
Where the World Ends
Wed Wabbit
The Hate U Give
Saint Death
After the Fire
Title: Salt to the Sea
Author: Ruta Sepetys
Winning Year: 2017

It's early 1945 and a group of people trek across Germany, bound together by their desperation to reach the ship that can take them away from the war-ravaged land. Four young people, each haunted by their own dark secret, narrate their unforgettable stori


Lissa Evans

Lissa Evans has a background in comedy. Following a medical degree, she changed careers to become a comedy producer for radio and TV; her credits include Father Ted, Room 101 and Have I Got News for You. Her first . .