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Bishops Castle, Shropshire
Group status: We're still busy reading the books and preparing for a quiz with 6 local schools in our area next Tuesday! No pressure!

Daniel and Joel

The House with Chicken Legs by Daniel
I thought the House with Chicken Legs was an excellent book full of truth and lies after Marinka finds out about her past. The book is full of friends . . .
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Long Way Down by Daniel
I really enjoyed this book in my opinion. Its about a boy called Will and he is hunting someone down who killed his brother, Shawn. I really like the . . .
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Long Way Down by joel
This book is really meaningful and gives the message to "think before you act". It is about a kid who is going to kill a person, who killed his brothe . . .
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Things A Bright Girl Can Do by Chloe
I loved the message of empowerment and equality in this book. It is about three complex characters living in a difficult time when everything is chang . . .
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A Skinful of Shadows by Chloe 1
I loved the characters in this book particularly the ghosts in her head. . . .
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The Poet X by Chloe 1
I really enjoyed this book because it was written through poetry. . . .
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Long Way Down by Katie
Long Way Down is about a boy whose brother got shot. He didn't cry and weep. Instead he went to follow the rules which had been told to him by his bro . . .
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The Land of Neverendings by Chloe
The Land of Neverendings is a sad and beautiful story that shows how powerful imagination is and how it can help you through loss and hard times. Kate . . .
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Bone Talk by Finley
I extremely enjoyed this book as it included Philippines laws and myths. The main character is a very relatable character who screws up a lot but ends . . .
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Things A Bright Girl Can Do by Katie
Things a bright girl can do is a book about the suffragettes and was told from the perspective of three different girls: Nel who had a hard life and w . . .
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The House with Chicken Legs by Chloe
I loved The House With Chicken Legs. It is such a beautiful tale about dealing with loss. It is about a character, Marinka, who just wants to be like . . .
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The Land of Neverendings by Joel
I really enjoyed The Land Of Neverendings . . .
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The House with Chicken Legs by Finley
It was an amazing book with exiting twists and turns hidden in every page. the path that you travel on takes you to many different places filled with . . .
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The House with Chicken Legs by Chloe 1
A very meaningful book. I loved how the inner message said how although people may look like one thing they could always be another. I love this book . . .
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The House with Chicken Legs by Joel
I really enjoyed this book. The story is sad but happy, and I think it is about loss and returning home. The most sad part to me is when the Baba goes . . .
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The House with Chicken Legs by Katie
I loved this booked and was surprised about how much I enjoyed it. It is about a girl called Marinka whose dream is to live with living people but whe . . .
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Which book did you enjoy the most from this years shortlist?

The House with Chicken Legs
A Skinful of Shadows
Things a Bright Girl Can Do
Bone Talk
Rebound
Long Way Down
The Land of Neverendings
The Poet X
 
Title: His Dark Materials: Book 1 Northern Lights
Author: Philip Pullman
Winning Year: 1995

When Lyra's friend Roger disappears, she and her daemon, Pantalaimon, are determined to find him. The ensuing quest leads them to the bleak splendour of the North, where armoured bears rule the ice, witch-queens fly through the frozen skies and a team of
 

 
 

Jason Reynolds

Jason Reynolds is a New York Times bestselling author, a National Book Award Honoree, a Kirkus Award winner, a Walter Dean Myers Award winner, an NAACP Image Award Winner, and the recipient of multiple Coretta Scott King honors. His debut n . .