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Winchmore School
London,
Group status: We had a day out to the British Library where we saw some national treasures and thoroughly enjoyed the Writing: Making Your Mark Exhibition. This was a reward trip for their enthusiastic participation in the Carnegie process. Enjoy their great reviews..

British Library Trip

Winchmore is a successful, mixed, multi-cultural school situated in Winchmore Hill, North London. We aim to develop responsible, independent and determined young people who approach learning with commitment and enthusiasm. We work in partnership with parents, valuing their support, to encourage students to make the most of their educational opportunities at Winchmore. Our Shadowing Group includes students from years 7 to 9. The group meets Thursday lunchtimes to discuss the books that we have read and to write our reviews. We have visited British Library Exhibition and participated in a related Workshop. Much fun was had by all. This was a reward trip for their enthusiastic participation in the Carnegie Shadowing process. Enjoy their wonderful book reviews.....

The Land of Neverendings by Zara
Out of the entire roster of books this year, The Land of Neverendings surprised me the most. At first, the plot of the book being about toys and imagi . . .
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Bone Talk by lybah
This book was the most decent among all. It had a storyline, interesting characters and a climax scene. It wasn't badly written either. I didn't have . . .
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The House with Chicken Legs by lybah
This book would have been nice if it actually had a storyline. Some writers forget the use of a story line and how it can engage readers to read on bu . . .
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Long Way Down by lybah
it was a very decent book. it was interesting to read and very engaging to read and I found that this book was the one that shone in terms of written . . .
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The Poet X by lybah
This one was a decent book. The sexual parts of the book I thought 'crossed the line' and really didn't have ANY relevance to the plot, what. so. ever . . .
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Things A Bright Girl Can Do by lybah
At first I was looking forward to this book however I was disappointed. They focused too much on things that really didn't need to be focused on and t . . .
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A Skinful of Shadows by lybah
This book has good potential but it was badly written. The storyline was very interesting and unique and in the first couple pages it does get interes . . .
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Rebound by cem
I loved reading Rebound. Especially the ending. And his grandpa. my favourite character But really, the power of metaphor is what opened my mind. . . .
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Long Way Down by Crimson
Long Way Down is a sadder book than the rest of the shortlist. It is about a boy whose older brother gets shot, the boy finds his brothers gun to ge . . .
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The Poet X by Jeoyin
I like this book because the storyline is interesting and had many relatable thing during the book. I really liked Xavier and Xiomara the twins had m . . .
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The Land of Neverendings by Crimson
This book is a very interesting concept on the adult world through a childs eye. I enjoyed this book very much and I would recomend it for ages over . . .
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The Land of Neverendings by tia
i think this book is really great. it is a really good book. even though i felt like the blurb was sayingsomthing diffrent to what actullay happend . . .
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The Poet X by Katie
it was a very relatable but good book that made me feel sad and pleasure at the same time. . . .
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The Poet X by Zara
I loved this book. The characters and plot were engaging, I was constantly wanting to turn the page and read on whilst reading the plot. I felt as tho . . .
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The House with Chicken Legs by katie
the book was an interesting ad inspiring book about a girl who wanted a life and it was very heart warming and touching. . . .
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A Skinful of Shadows by leila
I really liked this book it was quite confusing and hard to get into in the first few chapters but after I'm so happy I kept reading as it was excitin . . .
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Things A Bright Girl Can Do by Olena
I really enjoyed taking a look back into 1914 during the fight for Woman's rights. Seeing it from different perspectives was also enjoyable! However, . . .
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The House with Chicken Legs by leila
I love this book it had such good detail and I really liked the way it was written I thought it was exciting and it reminded me of This Mortal Coil an . . .
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The Poet X by Crimson
I think that 'the poet X' is an interesting but tricky book to read, it is about the tough life of a teenage girl who tells us about how she learned t . . .
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Things A Bright Girl Can Do by Crimson
I think that 'Things a Bright Girl can do' is an amazing book, which takes you back in time to two girls lives when there was no votes for women, and . . .
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Rebound by Isla
Rebound is set in 1988 at the beginning and at the end, 2018. The book is about a twelve year old boy called Charlie Bell who is recovering from the l . . .
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The Poet X by Isla
The Poet X is a novel made out of short poems, making it very unique and memorable. The book's about a teenage girl called Xiomara learning the strugg . . .
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Things A Bright Girl Can Do by Fred
An interesting and simply gripping book, which gives you a small outlook at 3 girls lives and the movement of the suffragetes around the first world w . . .
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The Poet X by cem
an immersive look at the life of young girls in society, technology and romance. . . .
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Long Way Down by Isla
Long Way Down is a very powerful story about a boy who sees his brother get killed and wants to take revenge on the murderer. The story takes place in . . .
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