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Beauchamps High School
Wickford, Essex
Group status: Biscuits have been purchased for tonight's meeting, so Beauchamps' biggest ever Carnegie group will be happy!

The bigger (and better) 2018 Shadowing Group!

We meet every Tuesday after school for chat and cake (when Mrs Perkins remembers to buy some)!!!

Saint Death by William
Saint Death is an exciting book about Arturo, gangs and violence. I liked Saint Death however, at the start it was slow, boring and confusing. But as . . .
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Rook by issac
Rook was a really interesting read. I could relate to the character in a lot of ways but then also I couldn't. this is quite a short story so it was a . . .
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Where the World Ends by issac
I really enjoyed this story, it has lots of twists and turns. the writer used lots of descriptive language. I recommend this for boys and girls age 12 . . .
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Rook by Isabelle
When I read Rook wasn't very interested because it look like a short book. Then I read the whole of the first chapter I felt like the book was holdin . . .
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Rook by Gabrielle
When I read the first page of rook I couldn't drop the book. Rook is a very pictographic book. It was a short read but there was a lot to the story. . . .
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Beyond the Bright Sea by Isabelle
Beyond the bright sea started off very boring and took a while to get interesting. I would say the book is for people who don't mind if it a slow star . . .
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Where the World Ends by holly
I recently read Where the world ends i did think i would enjoy this book but unfortunately i was disappointed. Usually i love adventure books about ca . . .
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Rook by Archie
I enjoyed rook because it was short and talked about everyday problems and situations. I rate this book 9/10 and I recommend this to all ages and peop . . .
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After the Fire by Aaliyah
After the fire is an excellent book that I would recommend to readers 14+.Its about Moonbeam, a girl with secrets , a heretic mother and a lie that wi . . .
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Release by Isabelle
Release(by Patrick Ness) was a very complicated book for me because it's like two stories coming into one in my view. I didn't really like the book ov . . .
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The Hate U Give by Archie
I did not like THUG because it had over use of swearing and a complicated character circle and storyline after awhile it got very boring from her only . . .
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The Hate U Give by jack
I was drawn into the book from the blurb as it gave an action packed vibe but after reading past the incident it turned. It was slow going and full of . . .
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The Song from Somewhere Else by Edie
I enjoyed The Song from Somewhere Else. The story is centered on a young girl (in her teenage years), Frank, and her life during the school holidays. . . .
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Wed Wabbit by Archie
Wed Wabbit is a funny, weird book about a girl being sucked into her sister's favourite things. I enjoyed this book because it vividly describes a chi . . .
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Release by Keira
I really enjoyed this book; it was very engaging, but could sometimes be challenging too. I would recommend this book to people who enjoy romance and . . .
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Beyond the Bright Sea by Freya
The book I chose to read and review was Beyond the Bright Sea. I thoroughly enjoyed it at the beginning , but as the story was going along it took me . . .
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Rook by Cerys
When I read the book "Rook" I started to create sympathy for the characters, Lenny and Nicky. Only after reading a couple of chapters I was hooked and . . .
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Wed Wabbit by Isabelle
Wed Wabbit is about a girl[called fidge]who ends up in Wimbley land with her cousin [Graham] and to other strangers who are actually toys. Its only up . . .
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Release by Fletcher
I didn't like this book as it very confusing and kept changing peoples views so I didn't quite understand what was going on. I wouldn't recomend it un . . .
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The Deanes School
Benfleet, Essex
Sweyne Park School
Rayleigh, Essex
JHS Bookworms
Basildon, Essex
The King John School
South Benfleet,
What is your favourite kind of book?

Action / adventure
Thriller / crime
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


Sweyne Park School