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Highsted Carnegie Group
Sittingbourne, Kent
Group status: We're Reading!



Welcome to Highsted Grammar School's Carnegie Reading Group page! We are incredibly excited to launch this scheme and give students the opportunity to explore new writers and meet fellow book lovers. The list of books this year looks great and we can't wait to get reading!

Miss Bethany Mead


Fulston Manor School
Sittingbourne, Kent
The Westlands School
Sittingbourne, Kent
Bordenian Boyz
Sittingbourne, Kent
 
What do you look for when choosing a book?

I look at the front cover - interesting pictures and fonts attract me.
2% (1 vote)

I have to read the blurb to get a sense of what the story is about.
7% (4 votes)

I like to read the first few pages to get a sense of what kind of writer created the book.
3% (2 votes)

 
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Title: The Bunker Diary
Author: Kevin Brooks
Winning Year: 2014

16-year-old Linus Weems has woken up in a low-ceilinged rectangular building, made entirely of whitewashed concrete, with no windows and no doors. The lift is the only way out. But this time when the lift comes, it isn't empty.
 

 
 

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 . .