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Burford School Carnegie Shadowers 2016

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Mrs Cooper

Salt to the Sea by Lucy H
I really enjoyed reading about the fascinating time of young adults in World War 2. I personally think that this specific book is aimed at older child . . .
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The Bone Sparrow by Katy
The Bone Sparrow is the deeply moving tale of a young boy named Subhi, who has lived in a refugee camp for his entire life, and how his world is turne . . .
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Railhead by Sam
Railhead is by Phillip Reeve. It details the adventures of Zen Starling, a common thief who rides The Great Network, an interstellar railroad connecti . . .
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Salt to the Sea by Sam
Salt to the sea is a novel by Ruta Sepetys. Set in the Second World War, it tells the story of four refugees fleeing the Russian advance; Joana Vilkas . . .
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Sputnik's Guide to Life on Earth by Sam
Sputnik’s Guide to Life on Earth is by Frank Cottrell-Boyce. It is about a boy named Prez, and an alien called Sputnik. Everyone but Prez sees Sputn . . .
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The Stars at Oktober Bend by Jess
Glenda Millard's 'the stars at oktober bend' I find this heart-warming book a treasure to read as it follows the life of an autistic girl, who wri . . .
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Sputnik's Guide to Life on Earth by Emily
I really enjoyed this book. I love the fact that it is a silly/fun book. I would recommend this book as it is a good read and you are able to follow t . . .
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The Bone Sparrow by Jess
Bone Sparrow by the author Zana Fraillon is an on-edge book. It involves two characters Jimmie and Subhi who live in different situations in the world . . .
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Sputnik's Guide to Life on Earth by Jess
Sputnik's Guide to Life on Earth by Frank Cottrell Boyce is a creative, fun and childish book.It brings life to the interesting and mysterious charact . . .
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The Stars at Oktober Bend by Amy
I found this book difficult to read because of the way it was written. The plot is good, but I couldn't follow it because I found it a bit confusing. . . .
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Wolf Hollow by havana
Wolf Hollow Lauren Wolk I liked this book because it made me laugh. I didn't like the parts about Betty though. It was funny when Betty did . . .
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The Smell of Other People's Houses by havana
The smell of other peoples houses Bonnie Sue Hitchcock I didn't really like it because it was very confusing, as it jumped from one story to the ot . . .
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Sputnik's Guide to Life on Earth by Havana
Sputnik's Guide to Life on Earth I really enjoyed the book because it was interesting and very funny, especially when Sputnik fixed a light saber a . . .
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Railhead by Shannon
Railhead is a very interesting, action-packed adventure with high tech items and a great story line. The genre of Railhead is Sci-Fi, and it is based . . .
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The Stars at Oktober Bend by Alice
'The stars at oktober bend', by Glenda Millard is a cleverly sculpted book that switches from Manny to Alice's perspective. The book shows how hugely . . .
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Sputnik's Guide to Life on Earth by roxanne
Sputnik's guide to life on the earth by Frank Cottrell Boyce This is a intriguing story that tells of a human world but with aliens. The story has . . .
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The Bone Sparrow by Amy
I really enjoyed the bone sparrow because it starts as two different stories, but then intertwines together. My favourite parts where when Subhi was r . . .
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Wolf Hollow by Roxanne
Wolf Hollow by Lauren Wolk This is a mystery set in America that tells of the disappearance of a new-comer to the village called Betty. The story . . .
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The Stars at Oktober Bend by Sophia
I have read only 4 chapters of this book and I found it hard to understand. It changed from one place to another without me knowing. Out of 10 I would . . .
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Railhead by Emily
I didn't really like Railhead because I didn't understand it at all. I didn't finish the book and got to about Part 2 in the book. I don't really know . . .
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Wolf Hollow by Sophia
I have read two chapters of this book and I got lost in it I didn't understand anything. I think this book is a fantasy but I am not sure because of t . . .
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Beck by Lucy
Beck by Mall Peet is an excellent, well written book which explores the life of a black, British orphan from Liverpool (Beck) living in Canada during . . .
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Railhead by Mrs Count
I admit that I don't naturally gravitate toward sci-fi, so Railhead was, for me at least, a bit of a step into the unknown. And due to its originality . . .
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Beck by Anonymous
I think that the book Beck by Mal Peet and Meg Rosoff, is a very good detailed book and is very descriptive. But I didn't find this book to my taste a . . .
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Sputnik's Guide to Life on Earth by Alice
At first, I thought that 'Sputnik's Guide to the Life on Earth' by Frank Cottrell Boyce was going to be boring and childish. However, as the book deve . . .
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Salt to the Sea by Mrs Count
I thought I might be at a disadvantage in reading Salt to the Sea quite soon after reading The Book Thief, but I was glad this covered different terri . . .
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Salt to the Sea by Alice
Salt to the Sea is gripping, surprising and tearful. Ruta Sepetys keeps you on the edge of your chair with unbelievable and unexpected plot twists. Ma . . .
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Carterton Community College Carnegie Group
Carterton, Oxfordshire
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Cheetahs
Oxon,
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Carterton, Oxon
Which book have you enjoyed the most so far?

Railhead
The Stars at Oktober Bend
The Smell of Other People's Houses
The Bone Sparrow
Salt to the Sea
Beck
Sputnik's Guide to Life on Earth
Wolf Hollow
   
 
Title: Millions
Author: Frank Cottrell Boyce
Winning Year: 2004

Comedy is blended with real life drama in perfect balance, in this unique story of brothers Damian and Anthony who suddenly have to spend "millions" in seven days before the euro takes over from the pound. A gripping read with an exuberant plot that you
 

 

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