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The Knights Templar School
Baldock, Herts
Group status: We are the Knights Templar Shadowers Group. Our Book Club meets every week to share our opinions about the books we're reading.

The Knights Templar School

Our Shadowers Group are from year Year 7, 8 & 9. Watch this space for more details about our Shadowing Group this year. Mrs Evans, School Librarian

Betsy and Emily year 7 thanks guys!

The Poet X by Caleb
This is a great book about a young teenage girl in a very strictly Christian family. It is well written and has a interesting story line. . . .
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The Land of Neverendings by Esme
Although I didn't read about her, I was shocked that Holly had died. A little bit sad that we didn't see her. Very emotional with Bluey, and a good bo . . .
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Things A Bright Girl Can Do by Esme
Very powerful.I felt all the emotion with Teddy ,and it was very empowering with the votes for women. I was enthralled by the relationship with Nell a . . .
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Bone Talk by Esme
Americans are usually portrayed as good characters.Not in this book........ The spell binding story enraptured me. A good read. Would recommend to y . . .
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Rebound by Esme
I found that the way it was written was very interesting. I didn't expect that we would be hearing it inside his head. Very intriguing . . .
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A Skinful of Shadows by Irobosa.O
I found this book particularly complex because it had many different themes : war, love, bereavement, death, etc. However, Francis Hardinge tells the . . .
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A Skinful of Shadows by Emma
Emotional and is meant for older readers. It's quite hard to understand. For year 9+ . . .
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A Skinful of Shadows by Esme
Very emotional....... All the ghosts created twists and turns in the story,especially bear. The beginning was very sad, but it drew me in in a way t . . .
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The Poet X by Rosalind
This book is an inside to the life and problems of Xiomara. It is very well written as she is trying to balance out her passion with her parents views . . .
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Rebound by Rosalind
This is a book written in a nice format about the summer of a basketball player. People who find normal books boring as it has parts that are comic st . . .
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Long Way Down by Caleb
This was a great book which told the tale of a boy who's two brothers and father has been killed by shooting and how he deals with it all while going . . .
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The House with Chicken Legs by Esme
I loved this book. The emotions from the main character was very powerful, and when she finds out she is dead , the shock seems to seep through the pa . . .
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The Poet X by N Evans, Librarian
This is a triumph of a novel - slam poetry at its best. Sensitively written and the turns of phrase are just wonderful. The storyline was touching an . . .
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The House with Chicken Legs by Emma
A really good book. I couldn't put it down. All about a girl called Marinka who lives with her Grandmother(Baba Yaga) in a yaga house with chicken leg . . .
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The Lost Words by edward
the once in a lifetime art . . .
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The Wolf, the Duck and the Mouse by edward
A very weird kind of wacky story . . .
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The Day War Came by edward
A very interesting crayon style . . .
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Rebound by Emily
I really enjoyed this book, I thought it was a real journey of how ordinary people could become great at something if they try hard. I believe poetry . . .
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A Skinful of Shadows by Amelia
This book was very interesting, and I really enjoyed the fast-paced action evenly splayed throughout. The language is very enticing, and the plot was . . .
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Ocean Meets Sky by Rosalind
This book has amazing drawings and has a very nice story to go with it. . . .
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The Land of Neverendings by Rosalind
This book is a good read for all ages and makes Emily's journey of losing a sibling into one of the happiest books I have read. . . .
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Rebound by Caleb
A heartfelt and enjoyable story about a boy going through the loss of his dad and coping with it through family, friends and sport. . . .
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A Skinful of Shadows by Rosalind
It was an interesting book about ghosts. Its set in the time of Charles the First right in the middle of the civil war. The story follows Makepeace wh . . .
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Long Way Down by Rosalind
This book is the emotional story of a one minute elevator ride that is destined to change lives. The book is extremely well written as it is not writt . . .
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The Land of Neverendings by Evelyn
This is a fantastic book and it has a variety of STUFFED TOYS!I loved this book and it also has a little bit of death in it. This is a great book and . . .
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Things A Bright Girl Can Do by Evelyn
This is a great book and follows the lives of 2 couples. The 2 couples are May and Nell and Evelyn and Teddy. May comes from a rich family and Nell fr . . .
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You're Safe With Me by edward
probably the best art I have ever seen . . .
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Suffragette: The Battle for Equality by edward
A very hard book but brilliant illustrations . . .
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The Land of Neverendings by edward
A very good book showing lots of different emotions . . .
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A Skinful of Shadows by Evelyn
This is my favourite book and I would greatly recommend. It's about ghosts and a hint of horror. I think this is a great book and I would say that you . . .
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Things A Bright Girl Can Do by edward
It was a very difFicult book not for the faint-hearted, very sad . . .
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The Land of Neverendings by Emma
This is a very exciting book all about living teddies coming into the human world from their world smockeroon. It's full of magic and adventure. . . .
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A Skinful of Shadows by edward
A very historical book with lots of drama [and soules] . . .
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Bone Talk by edward
A very hard to understand book but very historical tells the story very well. . . .
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Rebound by Charlotte
I loved this book. I felt like I was in the book and it made me feel touched by Charlie`s emotions. . . .
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A Skinful of Shadows by Caleb
I really enjoyed reading this book, it is extremely detailed, and describes everything in a clear way. I also really enjoyed the storyline, as it is e . . .
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The House with Chicken Legs by Evelyn
This is a great book with ghosts and I really enjoyed it. Would recommend. . . .
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The House with Chicken Legs by EDWARD
A very extreme book not for the faint hearted but easy to understand . . .
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The Land of Neverendings by Caleb
I thought that this book is a good story, originally quite sad, being turned around to be a quite happy and lighthearted story. It was a well written . . .
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Rebound by Evelyn
I really enjoyed this book on the story (won't give any spoilers!) and it is in the format of a POEM! This is a amazing book and would GREATLY recomme . . .
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Rebound by Edward
A very good book I think it is one of the only books I have found that is a book for everyone . . .
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Bone Talk by Emily
I really enjoyed reading this book, it had an amazing storyline and moved at a fast pace, which is, in my opinion, good because you don't have to put . . .
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The House with Chicken Legs by Mrs Stevens
The House with Chicken Legs is a beautiful, imaginative, magical, encouraging narrative that all can relate to. For me it was a story about friendship . . .
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A Skinful of Shadows by KTS Librarian
An incredible read! I loved the adventure and intrigue, the relationship between Makepeace and her "companions". Rich in language and humour and bas . . .
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Highfield Challengers
Letchworth, Herts
STM Letchworth 6
Letchworth Garden City
Year 6 2015
Letchworth Garden City
The Fabulous Mad Hatters
Hitchin,
What do you look for in a 'good' book?

I like unexpected plot twists
9% (3 votes)

I like all books
3% (1 vote)

 
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