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Carnegie Cliffhangers
Group status: we're off and reading the Shortlist!

The Carnegie Cliffhangers meet every Thursday in the Library. This is our first year of Shadowing and we are following both the Carnegie and Greenaway Shortlists.

Queen Elizabeth's Academy
Mansfield, Nottinghamshire
Manor Shadows
QEA Bookworms
Is it acceptable that sexualised content is included in children's literature?

Yes, it is a learning experience provided in a safe environment.
yes, as long as it is not explicit.
Perhaps, in literature aimed at post 16 year olds.
Only with perental permission.
Never, it is not necessary for teens to read about sex.
Title: The Amazing Maurice and his Educated Rodents
Author: Terry Pratchett
Winning Year: 2001

A brilliant and witty twist on the tale of the Pied Piper. Funny and irreverent, but also dark and subversive, in the way it parodies the classic folk tale genre. This is a story that holds a mirror up to our world and questions attitudes and behaviour pr