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Swanshurst School
Birmingham,
Group status: 2018 CILIP Carnegie & Greenaway Medal Awards Ceremony, Upper Library lunchtime, Monday 18th June!

The Carnegie shortlist 2018

We are the Swanshurst Carnegie shadowing group. Year 7 meet on Wednesday Lunchtimes Year 8 - 10 meet on Friday Lunchtimes Follow us on Twitter @SwanshurstLib.

AMNA MIAN

Beyond the Bright Sea by Christine
Beyond The Bright Sea: Lauren Wolk: -Born in Baltimore -Poet and writer -Has won the John Newbery Medal -Has also written Wolf Hollow and Fire . . .
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Release by Aamina
Release by Patrick Ness Firstly, if I were to rate this book out of five I would rate it a four. I think that this is mostly because I am not re . . .
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Beyond the Bright Sea by Aqsa
Beyond the Bright Sea is an interesting book and the plot is amazing. The main character, Crow, sets off on a thrilling journey to discover where she . . .
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Beyond the Bright Sea by sairah
Beyond the bright sea is a really good book. The cover looks really attracting and when you start reading it, you get into it. who ever wrote this boo . . .
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Saint Death by sairah
saint death is really boring. David Williams should create a book called worlds worst books in the world . . .
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The Hate U Give by Aamina
THUG by Angie Thomas ' I shouldn't have come to this party,' This is a great starter for a book even before i had read the second line many questions . . .
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Release by Ayza
SPOILERS! This book invoked feelings in me that I didn't realise existed. The "release" that the character felt away from his actual home, what sho . . .
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Saint Death by Zainab
A whirlwind of action in the city of Juarez, a city in Mexico bordering the US. In terms of criminal enterprises, Anapra seems to be the headquarters, . . .
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Rook by Hafsah
I feel as though the novel 'Rook' shows the feelings and emotions of a teenager, Nicky, goes through and how he realises that he needs to always be ho . . .
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The Hate U Give by Aleema
I really like this book because the front cover is very eye catching and sends a very important message round to everyone about racism. Personally, i . . .
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Wed Wabbit by Tasniem
When Fidge gets stuck in the Land of Wimbley Woos with her cousin Graham, she has to escape from the terrible Wimbleys controlled by the mad Wed Wabbi . . .
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Rook by sairah
i do like rook but some made me very bored. the bit that i like is when they take the dog out for a walk but they went to a field where they saw a roo . . .
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The Hate U Give by Christine
Angie Thomas: - African-American author - Lives in Jackson , Mississippi - Second novel to be released in 2019 - A debut novelist Even though . . .
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Rook by Aamina
If you want my honest opinion I think this was a book that had no life to it. I feel that it could have had more to it. Anthony McGowan made this a bo . . .
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Wed Wabbit by Safa
Lisa Evan's Wed Wabbit shows a comedic adventure of two people who are both emotionally unwell: Fidge and Graham. Fidge is still struggling to get ov . . .
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Rook by guldana
i have never read a book about animals before because i hate them mainly pigeons because they just make a mess. i read the book rook and found out it . . .
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Rook by Tasniem
Love,bullies, a heartbroken father and a scruffy-looking rook. These are all the things on Nicky's mind. His brother Kenny, has learning difficulties . . .
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Wed Wabbit by Aamina
‘Wed Wabbit’ book review by Lissa Evans The first thing I want you to understand is that if I were to rate this book out of 5 I would rate it a 5. . . .
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After the Fire by Ayza
May or may not contain spoilers depending on your definition of spoilers! Going into this book, I expected a story about polygamy and people who li . . .
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Rook by Ayza
I was thrilled to learn that this year's shortlist featured a book that was especially designed to aid people who may have trouble reading and help th . . .
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After the Fire by guldana
This isn’t a book but a package of suspense and thriller. If this book wasn’t so descriptive about the burnt up house, hospitals, and la di la places . . .
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The Hate U Give by Zuhra
Starr, reminds me of something I would do. How she stays quiet for most of the book but gains her confidence towards the end, really inspires me. It a . . .
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The Hate U Give by Hafsah
The Hate U Give is a book that teaches its audience about how to cope with racism and the type of different people/personalities there are in societ . . .
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The Hate U Give by Zee
Starr, reminds me of something I would do. How she stays quiet for most of the book but gains her confidence towards the end, really inspires me. It a . . .
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After the Fire by Aminah
In my opinion this book is good because it explains a lot about what is happening after the fire and also talks about what happened before the fire. . . .
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Release by Amna T :)
I have mixed feelings about this book. On one hand there is Adam having to go through this turmoil everyday,being the gay son of an extremely religiou . . .
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Beyond the Bright Sea by Mariya
SOME SPOILERS! I am so happy that I chose this book to read a this book is amazing. I would recommend this book to everyone as I think that most pe . . .
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Where the World Ends by Christine
Facts: -Born 6th June -British children's novelist -Written more than 160 books , including Peter Pan in Scarlet and sequel Thoughts and Plot: . . .
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The Hate U Give by Tasniem
Starr lives two lives. One is her poor family in Garden Heights and the other is her life at her expensive, private posh school. After she witnessed t . . .
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The Hate U Give by Hafsah
The Hate U Give is a book that teaches its audience about how to cope with racism and the type of different people/personalities there are in societ . . .
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Saint Death by Guldana
This cover looks so interesting and you-have-to-read-this- but after you have started the second line you fall asleep (just like me) only about a boy . . .
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Where the World Ends by Aamina
‘Where the World Ends’ book review by Geraldine McGraughen. You are probably reading this review because you are interested in finding out about th . . .
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Beyond the Bright Sea by Ayza
Beyond The Bright Sea is an intriguing book by Lauren Wolk about Crow(the 12 year old female protagonist) and her journey to find her identity, while . . .
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BC8 Carnegie
Birmingham,
Ladypool Stars
Small Heath Library
Small Heath, Birmingham
Dame Elizabeth Cadbury Technology College
Bournville, Birmingham
which of these books has your favorite front cover?

The Hate U Give
After the Fire
Saint Death
Beyond the bright sea
Rook
Release
Wed Wabbit
Where the world ends
   
 
Title: Bog Child
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
 

 
 

Geraldine McCaughrean

Geraldine McCaughrean is a multi-award-winning children's author. She has now been shortlisted for the CILIP Carnegie Medal eight times, and has won once before with A Pack of Lies in 1988.  She has won the Whitbread Children's . . .

 

 

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