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Group status: Meet every Weds lunchtime with Mrs M. & Vanessa RBK Youth Librarian

Book Munchers

See you on the Library sofas Wednesday Lunchtimes We are so lucky to have support from our Kingston Libraries' Youth Librarian, who supplements our book stock. Our group vote was a marginal win for 'A Skinful of Shadows' over 'Poet X' Have had a joint Shadowing Meeting with our neighbours - Southborough High Looking forward to more collaborative work.

Mrs M

A Skinful of Shadows by Lauryn
" Bear I need your eyes. I need your nose. I need your night wits and forest wisdom." Incredible and exciting, and I really do love how the au . . .
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Things A Bright Girl Can Do by Ava
I think this is an amazing book with so many plot twists and turns, it takes you on an adventure that you donít want to leave. You will find out ab . . .
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Bone Talk by Mrs M
Most topical in the light of geopolitics. A very through provoking story - offering new insights into tribal life and new perspectives on 'civiliza . . .
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A Skinful of Shadows by Emma
unpredictable twists and turns - this was the book that I could never put down. Hardinge's characters took me back in time where I found out more i . . .
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Rebound by Aimen
Rebound is a very relatable book. Dealing with the death of a close relative to the main character. The story shows the effects of love and sudden los . . .
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A Skinful of Shadows by Fariha
WOW!!!From all the books that I have read, there is no doubt that this book will have to be the best one. It is all so detailed and it feels like . . .
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The Land of Neverendings by Fariha
This book surprised me in so many different levels! I was pretty positive that I probably wouldn't enjoy this book. Looking at the cover and blurb . . .
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Bone Talk by Aidana
This story is about: traditions, friendship, power and betrayal, I think that the moral of the plot is to never judge a book by its cover since thi . . .
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Bone Talk by Fariha
If I had just seen the book lying around, with honesty, I would not have picked it up but being able to read this book was just a great experience. T . . .
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Rebound by Fariha
Kyame Alexander helped me explore the theme of grief by writing it in a poetic way which made me understand more what this teenage boy is going throug . . .
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Things A Bright Girl Can Do by Aidana
This the first of my challenge books. I really enjoyed the way Nicholls presented London in 1914 as I got the chance to really reflect upon how lu . . .
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The House with Chicken Legs by Lauryn
Amazingly gripping and it is a story for history and fantasy lovers as it includes a witch called Baba Yagga and she has a house that moves when it wa . . .
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The Poet X by Isabella
Although this is the first novel I have ever read in verse, I found that I enjoyed it more than I first thought I would! I found that the character . . .
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How Do You Choose a Book to spend time with?

A friend's recommendation
From A Booklist online website
A display in the Library or Bookshop
Are you crazy - I've been waiting to read this for ever
Its in a series/trilogy/sequel
I read everthing about this subject/this author
I am hard to please and it takes me ages - Help me!
I ask my teacher/Librarian/parent
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


Elizabeth Acevedo

Elizabeth Acevedo was born and raised in New York City and her poetry is infused with Dominican bolero and her beloved city’s tough grit. She holds a BA in Performing Arts from The George Washington University and an MFA in Crea . . .