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Henry Hogan

Things A Bright Girl Can Do by George
Things a bright girl can do is a historic book about the womenís right to vote. It follows three young women from different backgrounds all fighting f . . .
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Rebound by George
Rebound is a story set in america in 1988. It follows a boy called Charlie Bell as he tries to get over the loss of his father. His mother has sent hi . . .
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Things A Bright Girl Can Do by Bethan
Things a bright girl can do is one of the most heart-wrenching yet satisfying books I have ever read. Based around the First World War it has a factua . . .
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The Poet X by Bethan
Poet x is an amazing read following the story of the rebellious xiomara as she defies her mothers rules and starts to make her own. Xiomara is from th . . .
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Rebound by Maxy
This book, for the most part, is 'so fly it's outta space!' A prequel to a great book, this is fun to read, Expect nostalgia from the setting in t . . .
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Bone Talk by George
Bone Talk is based in Bontok a trible villiage. Samskad is 13 about to get the cut- the mark of becoming a man when he leans that in America he has a . . .
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The Poet X by George
The Poet X tells the story of a Xiomara- a girl who doesn't express many emotion but hides them away in a book formed of poems. Her mother is highly r . . .
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The Land of Neverendings by George
The Land of Neverendings is a truly warming book. It tells the story of Emily who recently lost her sister. They used to tell stories about a magical . . .
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The House with Chicken Legs by Becky
This book is about a girl called Marinka who longs for a friend, a real friend, not just her house, it can play tag kick around a ball but itís just n . . .
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The Poet X by Becky
This book is about a girl called Marinka who longs for a friend, a real friend, not just her house, it can play tag kick around a ball but itís just n . . .
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The House with Chicken Legs by Henry
Marinka's house has chicken legs and two to three times a year without warning it gets up and walks to a new place. This is because Marinka's house is . . .
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Rebound by Sammy
Rebound is a thrilling tale of a young boy (Chuck) who faces many ups and downs in life however it is all about how he rebounds from these. This is a . . .
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Things A Bright Girl Can Do by Leila
The book started of well and was very interesting. I really liked that there were 3 narrators because we got to hear their views on the war and the wo . . .
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Long Way Down by George
Long way down is an interesting book as most of it is set in a lift and all of the events that happen are in the main character's head. Will's fami . . .
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A Skinful of Shadows by George
A Skinful of Shadows is set in the period of the English Civil War. When people die, their spirit hunts for a place to hide so it doesn't die. Makepe . . .
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The Land of Neverendings by Henry
The Land of Never Endings is a fantasy adventure book that focuses on the power of imagination. After her sister Holly dies, Emily begins a notebook r . . .
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The House with Chicken Legs by George
The House with Chicken Legs is a great book. It tells the story of a girl named Marinka who lives with her grandmother in a house that every so often . . .
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Long Way Down by Max
Similarly to the Poet X, this book is written in verse. Unlike Poet X, I came out of the book a tad bit confused. It felt like the beginning of an unf . . .
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The Poet X by Max
The book is very unique as it is written in verse. This and the theme of trying to being yourself while being suppressed by religion are what makes it . . .
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EDA Readers
Staffordshire,
EDA We love Reading
Keep Calm and Carry on Reading 2017
Burntwood , Staffordshire
 
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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
 

 
 

Candy Gourlay

Candy Gourlay is of Filipino heritage, and began her career as a journalist for the opposition press during the People Power Revolution before becoming an author. Her debut novel Tall Story won the Crystal Kite Award in 2011 and wa . .