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Cranleigh Carnegie Club

Group status: Come join us for our first Carnegie "Donuts and Discussions" meet-up at the Senior Library on Monday April 29th between 12:30-12:50! Whether you want to rave about a book you are reading or get inspired to read your next one, this meet-up is for you.

CILIP Carnegie finalists...let's get reading

The Cranleigh Carnegie Club is made up of a team of avid readers from years 8-10 who follow the shadowing process along with a band of enthusiastic staff bookworms. The club meets regularly at lunch times in the senior school library to swap, discuss and review our books. Stay tuned for more information on our next Carnegie book meet with treats! In the meantime, read read read and don't forget to fill our survey and post your reviews...

the Senior School Librarian

Things A Bright Girl Can Do by Beatrice
This story is a meld of brilliant and pretty terrible aspects. The characterization is strong; each of the three protagonists has clearly defined stre . . .
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The House with Chicken Legs by Beatrice
This book is definitely for younger readers. However, it is still worth a read if you're not looking for a challenge. It has a very rustic, sweet mood . . .
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The Poet X by Beatrice
I really enjoyed this book. I felt that the way the book is laid out, as a series of poems instead of a traditional novel, definitely added to the sto . . .
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Which of the shortlist titles are you reading?

The Poet X by Elizabeth Aevado
Rebound by Kwame Alexander
The House with Chicken Legs by Sophie Anderson
Bone Talk by Candy Gourlay
A Skinful of Shadows by Frances Hardinge
Things a Bright Girl Can Do by Sally Nicholls
Long Way Down by Jason Reynolds
The Land of Neverendings by Kate Saunders
 
Title: Maggot Moon
Author: Sally Gardner
Winning Year: 2013

A ruthless regime is determined to beat its enemies in a race to the moon. But when his best friend Hector is suddenly taken away, it is up to unlikely hero Standish, his grandfather, and a small band of rebels, to confront and defeat the ever-present opp