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Kings of Books! King's School Girls' Division

Group status: We are not very impressed and disagree with the winner of the Carnegie medal


Saint Death by Holly
Saint Death is a captivating thriller. It explores the life of Arturo in a poverty-stricken Mexico. When Arturo finds his estranged best-friend is in . . .
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Where the World Ends by Nelle
Where the world ends is a very good book it grips you in and is very interesting to read. I like the setting as I am a bird fan, but I must admit I wa . . .
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Saint Death by Sammy
Saint Death was an excellent book that gripped me from beginning to end. The characters were very well written and I really felt for them. There is on . . .
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After the Fire by Jo
I found this book intriguing, dynamic and illustrative. The use of what is essentially a cult as the main focus of the book was interesting; I especia . . .
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Saint Death by Madeline
I found this book quite disappointing altogether. The plotline had potential but the ending was depressing and I felt that my time had been wasted. Th . . .
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Release by Rosie
I really enjoyed this book because I found the story-line really intriguing; the way Ness told the story of the characters was very personal and it fe . . .
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Where the World Ends by Poppy
Quill, a teenage boy, travels to a rocky island with many other boys to hunt birds to bring back to there island, but when no one comes to collect the . . .
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Where the World Ends by Maya
In this book, 12 boys and men are taken to a small sea stack and left there to hunt birds. But instead of being picked up when they should be, they ar . . .
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Rook by Amelia
I thought that Rook was an exceptional, gripping read and my favorite Carnegie book. I loved the way McGowan created such a heartfelt book with such a . . .
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Where the World Ends by Loryn
Where the world ends shows you,as a reader, what it is like to experience the unknown. Quill is old enough to travel from his homeland (Hirk) to anoth . . .
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Release by Emma
Release is a thought provoking and beautiful book. It deals with emotional issues incredibly well; leaving a sense of fulfillment and settlement. The . . .
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Release by Mrs Wilcock
Release is a beautiful book, charting one day in the main character - Adam's - life. Over the course of a normal day, Adam spends time with key people . . .
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Rook by Nelle
Rook is very emotional, happy but sad at the same time. I like how the boy, Nick, has something else going on not just the rook. Nick is a very strong . . .
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Beyond the Bright Sea by Nelle
Beyond the bright sea is a very good book, there was always something going on. The main character Crow is a very curious person, she is brave even wh . . .
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Beyond the Bright Sea by Niya
Beyond the Bright Sea is a very intriguing story with twists and turns you wouldn't really expect. It is a slight mystery about a girl who was strande . . .
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Beyond the Bright Sea by Loryn
Beyond the Bright Sea is an imaginative book about a twelve year old girl named Crow. Crow doesn't know where she came from or why everyone avoids her . . .
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After the Fire by Mrs Wilcock
I was hooked on this book! It is all about a religious cult and how it is eventually destroyed. I really enjoyed the plot and liked the way the story . . .
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Wed Wabbit by Nelle
The book that I read, Wed Wabbit, was very gripping.I was very drawn to the book, the characters were well presented. My favorite character was Graham . . .
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Rook by Niya
Rook is a book about two children called Kenny and Nicky who find a dying rook. Kenny is a child with a lot of hope and looks after this rook so he wi . . .
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Tytherington High School
Tythy's Tales
King's School, Macclesfield
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Fallibroome Academy
Macclesfield, Cheshire
What shall we call our Carnegie Book Club?

Throne of Books
A Court of Books and Reading
Title: Watership Down
Author: Richard Adams
Winning Year: 1972

"We've got to go away before it's too late." Fiver could sense danger. Something terrible was going to happen to the warren - he felt sure of it. So did his brother Hazel, for Fiver's sixth sense was never wrong. They had to leave the warren, and