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The Corby Book Addicts

We are students at Corby Business Academy, Northamptonshire. We meet during tutor time on Thursdays and after school on Wednesdays As our name suggests, we're all absolute book addicts and we all LOVE the Carnegie & Greenaway awards!!!

Bethany & Sushmita

The Marvels by Daniel
This book is about the family history of the Marvels. It is told in pictures. It is a really fascinating story. My favourite part was when Joseph m . . .
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There is a Tribe of Kids by Jamie
This book is a really nice book. I would recommend it to all younger children. The best bit is that you can learn new words for lots of things. . . .
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A Great Big Cuddle by Lucy
This book is extremely fun for little children and even I found it enjoyable. It has good rhymes and makes you sing or read along. Also, the picture . . .
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The Stars at Oktober Bend by Zofia
I really disliked this book, because it didn't make sense to me and I didn't really like the story. I did like when it was sort of written in free ve . . .
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Salt to the Sea by Zofia
I really enjoyed this book, because it had 4 different characters who all came together at the end. Also, I really liked it because it was to do with . . .
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The Stars at Oktober Bend by Sushmita
I understand The Stars at Oktober Bend, but most people in our group can't. I thought the story was nice and sometimes sad, because Alice has a head . . .
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Salt to the Sea by Niamh
I enjoyed this book because the chapters swapped between the characters' views. I also found it easy to follow and get into because it was very easy . . .
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The Stars at Oktober Bend by Niamh
I did not enjoy this book as I found that it was really hard to connect with and follow, because it wasn't written in proper English. Also, the fact . . .
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Beck by Bethany
Beck is a strong book with lots of events, that could sometimes be distressing. I personally didn't find anything distressing, but other readers migh . . .
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Wolf Hollow by Aaron
I think Wolf Hollow was an okay book, because the storyline was good. However, it was quite slow. The characters in Wolf Hollow were different which . . .
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Sputnik's Guide to Life on Earth by Gracie
I like Sputnik's Guide to Life on Earth because it is not a deep book. I could get stuck into it really easily. The book is funny and lightens up my . . .
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Wolf Hollow by Emma
This book can be quite slow at times, but it is quite realistic. Each character has a different story and personality. I would recommend it to anyon . . .
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The Stars at Oktober Bend by Emma
Although this book may be hard to read and keep up with (for some) it carries a great story with a serious issue. I would recommend it to anyone who . . .
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Salt to the Sea by Emma
This is an amazing book that helps you to understand our history in an easy to read way. I would recommend it to anyone who enjoys books about war or . . .
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Wolf Hollow by Rachel
Wolf Hollow is a mysterious book set in a very mysterious town. All the different characters set the scene of the book very well. All together the b . . .
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Gretton Road, Corby
Corby Technical School
Corby, Northamptonshire
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Why do you think Earth is worth saving for? choses one

50% (5 votes)

pets and animals
20% (2 votes)

10% (1 vote)

friends and family
10% (1 vote)

Harry potter
10% (1 vote)

Title: Harry & Hopper
Author: Margaret Wild
Illustrator: Freya Blackwood
Winning Year: 2010

Harry and his dog Hopper have done everything together ever since Hopper was a jumpy little puppy. But one day the unthinkable happens and Hopper will never be there again. But Harry is not ready to let him go just yet.


Frank Cottrell-Boyce

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