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Long Stratton High
Norwich ,
Group status: Busy reading and reviewing!

Our group is made up of year seven, eight, nine and ten students and staff from LSHS. We'll read anything, just don't expect us to agree with each other - we love a good debate!

Long Way Down by Ellie
I really enjoyed this book as the theme was really interesting and the layout of the book was very good. I found the use of free verse made the book m . . .
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A Skinful of Shadows by Ellie
I did enjoy this book because it was very descriptive and different to other books. I found it was very interesting and the theme and idea was carried . . .
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Rebound by Ellie
I liked this book because it was written in an interesting way, making the book more enjoyable. It had an okay theme but I personally found it dragged . . .
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Long Way Down by Henry
An amazing book I enjoyed this technique of writing. There was less written on each page than a normal book but strangely it was easier to understand! . . .
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Long Way Down by Emily
I would have quite liked long way down if it hadn't been written in free verse. This made me personally miss aspects of the story, though it was a qui . . .
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The Land of Neverendings by Ellie
I really enjoy this book because the concept of the fact that the toys from her past come alive. It gives the story a magical touch. I found the way t . . .
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Things A Bright Girl Can Do by Emily
I really liked this book, it was a good read and the different narrators gave interest and depth. The only thing I didn't like was that Evelyn [one of . . .
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Long Way Down by Ethan
The book 'Long Way Down' is an amazing book because as well as having an air of suspense it also is an amazing thriller. In this book the main charact . . .
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The House with Chicken Legs by Ellie
I liked the original idea of this book but it didn't really give the amazement that other books give me. I found the book a bit young and it was a bit . . .
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The Poet X by Ellie
I think this book was okay but it wasn't my favourite. I found the story line dragged on a little bit but the use of free verse made it more interesti . . .
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Things A Bright Girl Can Do by Megan
This book is about two people who come from different and ordinary backgrounds and their experiences of the suffragettes and their fight for freedom o . . .
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Long Way Down by Megan
I found this book very quick to read and so is accessible to all levels of reader. It does however, have some very adult themes such as dealing with l . . .
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Wroxham library
Wroxham, Norfolk
Hartismere High School
Eye, Suffolk
Norwich School
The Hewett Academy Norwich
Which book has the most interesting front cover?

Things a Bright Girl Can Do
39% (14 votes)

The Land of Neverendings
3% (1 vote)

The House With Chicken Legs
8% (3 votes)

Long Way Down
19% (7 votes)

Bone Talk
6% (2 votes)

A Skinfull of Shadows
8% (3 votes)

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


Frances Hardinge

Frances Hardinge spent her childhood in a huge old house that inspired her to write strange stories from an early age. She read English at Oxford University, then got a job at a software company. However, by this time a persistent friend ha . .