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Carnegie Cranes
Shepton Mallet, Somerset
Group status: Hooray! We have finished all our exams and are going on some great trips!

Rebound by James :)
Charlie Bell, who had recently witnessed the death of his father, has been given to his grandparents for the summer. Little did Charlie know that he . . .
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The Poet X by James
A young girl in Harlem discovers she has a taste for poetry and that she finds it simple to write down all her secrets in poems. She feels unheard in . . .
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Rebound by Rory
I thought this book was excellent. It tells the story of Charlie’s redemption from grieving in an interesting way, assisting my engagement. I grew fon . . .
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The Land of Neverendings by Isadora
The Land of Neverendings is a very emotional book. It is about a young girl who discovers extraordinary yet dangerous magic about toys. The great thin . . .
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Long Way Down by Eliza
It is a very good book though there were some bits that I thought weren't very good. I enjoyed the dark feel to it but I wouldn't recommend it to peop . . .
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Bone Talk by Annie
'Bone Talk' gives a soulful, slightly historic view on life in the Philippines long ago. From the currently 'foreign' Americans and the various other . . .
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Ditcheat Bookworms
Upton Noble C of E VC Primary School
Shepton Mallet,
Ditcheat Primary School
Which was your favourite book on the shortlist?

Things a Bright Girl Can Do
Bone Talk
A Skinful of Shadows
The Poet X
The land of Neverendings
The House with Chicken Legs
Long Way Down
Title: Each Peach Pear Plum
Illustrator: Janet Ahlberg
Winning Year: 1978

We remember this book from when we were very young! The illustrations are amazing and so detailed.