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Chorlton High School Reading Group
Group status: We are reading the Carnegie books over the rest of the summer term. We will be voting for our particular favourites and wondering what the winner will be!

There are about 10 Year 7/8/9 students involved in our Reading Group this year. We meet on a Wednesday after school. We are really excited about reading the books. This page is a chance to write reviews and let others know what we think!

Rook by Kate
This book was quite basic but it was fairly interesting. It is part of a series but I would recommend you only read one of the books because they are . . .
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Saint Death by Kate
I am afraid I don't have much to say about this book. I didn't understand what was going on most of the time. I got the basic plot and not much else. . . .
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The Hate U Give by Kate
This is such a massive book. I really loved it and it has been my favourite so far. It is all about the hatred given to young children that they grow . . .
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Wed Wabbit by Kate
This was a really fun book and not as young as I had expected. It was slightly sad at the beginning and did address certain issues (Graham's). It was . . .
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William Hulme's Grammar School
Whalley Range 11-18 High School
St Bede's College
Loreto High School
What is your favourite book so far from the Carnegie Shortlist?

Beyond the Bright Sea
Wed Wabbit
The Hate you give
Where the World Ends
After the Fire
Saint Death
Title: Maggot Moon
Author: Sally Gardner
Winning Year: 2013

A ruthless regime is determined to beat its enemies in a race to the moon. But when his best friend Hector is suddenly taken away, it is up to unlikely hero Standish, his grandfather, and a small band of rebels, to confront and defeat the ever-present opp


Anthony McGowan

Anthony McGowan has written several young adult novels, including Hellbent, Henry Tumour, which won the Book Trust Teenage Prize in 2006, and The Knife That Killed Me which was adapted into a highly acclaimed f . .