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We are Malbank school. We are a small collection of 6 pupils who are avidly reading the nominated books for this year's Carnegie Medal. We are all well read students who are greatly enjoying the works that we have read so far and we hope that we will enjoy all of the works to come. We debate our points as we all have different opinions and some of us do not enjoy the particular styles used by some authors although we all respect their hard work and dedication to their work. We could not have done this without the help of our librarian Mr Shaw.

After the Fire by Harrison
I really liked After The Fire. It was a really gripping book about a very bad religious cult but Moonbeam sorts it out. She has to talk to the governm . . .
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After the Fire by Bertie
I liked this book as it was unlike any other book I have read because it's about a cult in a desert with a tyrannical ruler called Father John. He mak . . .
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After the Fire by Harrison
I found this book quite hard to get into but once I did I found it to be a fantastic thriller. You have to pay attention to the chapters as some are l . . .
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Where the World Ends by Geremy
An interesting and insightful book which draws inspiration from a real story. . . .
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Saint Death by Ela-May
I'm halfway through Saint Death and to be honest, it's not gripping or interesting. It's confusing and I think the Hate U Give is much better, I'm sti . . .
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Wed Wabbit by Geremy
An awesome book for younger readers. It takes readers on a journey through a young girl's imagination. . . .
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Where the World Ends by Bertie
I enjoyed this book but the start was quite slow. It was original as it was based on a true story. It has 'adult aspects' though. . . .
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Beyond the Bright Sea by Ela-May
Beyond the Bright Sea is a very boring book. Not only is it a slow start, it carries on and you can't feel the emotion of the characters. I feel like . . .
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After the Fire by Ela-May
After The Fire is not for anyone below the age of 16. The book talks about disturbing topics such as rape and abuse. It's very emotional. 3/5 . . .
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Rook by Ela-May
Rook is a short yet sweet book that talks a bit about teen issues with siblings and family. It's a cute book and you really see through characters' ey . . .
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The Hate U Give by Ela-May
I loved this book! It's a really emotional book that gets you angry then sad really quickly. It talks about racism and the issues of today with gun vi . . .
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After the Fire by Geremy
A book that is deeply moving to some readers but younger children may find it disturbing and violent. WARNING! Some adult themes and swearing are incl . . .
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Wed Wabbit by Bertie
A book that I think i can compare to 'Alice in Wonderland' for (SPOILER ALERT) the main character gets sucked into her little sister's favorite book. . . .
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After the Fire by Chloe
I read After the Fire by Will Hill. I thought that is was a good story and some parts were believable. It was a slow read to start with, because it wa . . .
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Saint Death by Harrison
I think Saint Death is all right but it is a very slow starter but does speed up. I would recommend the minimum age to read this is 11 due to bad lang . . .
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Beyond the Bright Sea by Geremy
A very deep book about discrimination against children and adults with contagious diseases- in this book's case, leprosy- and one little girl's journe . . .
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Pear Tree Newts
Brine Leas High School
Which book has the best cover?

Beyond the Bright Sea
The Hate U Give
After the Fire
Where the World Ends
Wed Wabbit
Saint Death
Title: One
Author: Sarah Crossan
Winning Year: 2016

Grace and Tippi are conjoined twins. And their lives are about to change. No longer able to afford homeschooling, they must venture into the world - a world of stares, sneers and cruelty. Will they find more than that at school? Can they find real friends