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A Skinful of Shadows by Gabriella
A Skinful of Shadows is a book about a girl called Makepeace. When her mother dies, Makepeace is left feeling completely alone. Then she goes to stay . . .
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The Land of Neverendings by Sofia
This is an interesting book showing a range of struggles that people face. It has a unique concept and some intriguing characters. Though the idea of . . .
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The Poet X by Sofia
The poet X follows the story of Xiomara, a girl from a strongly religious family. This book covers some sensitive topics such as the objectification o . . .
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Long Way Down by Alastair
I really enjoyed long way down, especially the poetic way it is written. It was quite short, but I liked that about it. I would recommend it to slow r . . .
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A Skinful of Shadows by Laura
“A Skinful of Shadows” is not the genre of book that I would normally read, but I did enjoy it. The concept of spirits living inside bodies was very w . . .
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Bone Talk by Laura
“Bone Talk” was very interesting because it was set in a tribe called the Bontok in the Philippines in 1899. It taught me about another culture and it . . .
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Rebound by Laura
I enjoyed the book “Rebound” because it was quite a quick book to read and it had interesting themes in it such as relationships, grief and sport, and . . .
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The House with Chicken Legs by Laura
I really enjoyed “The House with Chicken Legs” for many reasons. It is a fantasy book, and is not at all realistic, but the author makes the character . . .
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Long Way Down by Laura
I think that “Long Way Down” was a weird book because of the concepts of people coming alive again after they had died, but it was not bad. The way it . . .
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Rebound by Rafferty
This book is about a kid in the 1980s called Charlie. He gets into trouble too many times after his dad dies so he is sent to live with his grandparen . . .
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The House with Chicken Legs by Rafferty
The book was inspired by Slavic folk tales (countries such as Croatia, Czech Republic, Poland, Russia and Ukraine.) The book is about a girl called Ma . . .
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Bone Talk by Rafferty
I gave this book an 9/10 The book is about a boy called Samkad, who lives in a tribe called the Bontok in the Philippines in 1899. The Bontok are . . .
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The Poet X by Sofia
The poet X follows the story of Xiomara, a girl from a strongly religious family. This book covers some sensitive topics such as the objectification . . .
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Things A Bright Girl Can Do by Jacob
This book was great! In the first chapters, it didn't seem like anything was happening but I began not putting it down! I especially loved how every . . .
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Bone Talk by Jacob
Bone talk is about a boy 10 years old his name is Samkad who seeks to become a man. He is from the Head Hunter tribe known as Bontok. It is set about . . .
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A Skinful of Shadows by Sofia
This book has an intriguing plot with events that do seem to have consequences for the characters. The story follows the story of Makepeace as she ada . . .
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The Land of Neverendings by Rafferty
This is a book about a girl called Emily. After her sister Holly dies, she sees toys coming to life around her. It seems they have all came from Smo . . .
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Things A Bright Girl Can Do by Laura
"Things a Bright Girl Can Do" is very different to other books set in World War One. There are quite modern concepts in a very old-fashioned time. T . . .
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The Poet X by Laura
I had mixed views about “The Poet X”, but there were lots of good aspects in it. I really appreciated some of the themes in the book, such as femini . . .
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Things A Bright Girl Can Do by Sofia
Things a bright girl can do follows the story of three suffragettes, Evelyn, May, and Nell through the suffrage movement. By using three points of vi . . .
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The House with Chicken Legs by Tiernan
This book appealed to me right from the very start. Not only was the title interesting but so was the concept, it's not every day that a book like thi . . .
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Long Way Down by Jacob
I personally do not like a long way down as it is a bit too fast and doesn’t cover the topics in the book very well. It is about a boy who’s brother w . . .
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Rebound by Tiernan
This book was spectacular. The front cover really depicts what the book is going to be about with the orange background and the basketball of words. T . . .
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Long Way Down by Tiernan
At first, I was sceptical and excited about reading the long way down what with the short, in descriptive blurb and almost blurred out picture. As I s . . .
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The Land of Neverendings by Laura
I didn’t know what “The Land of Neverendings” would be like, but I really enjoyed this book for lots of reasons. I found the concept of death interest . . .
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Rebound by James
“It was the summer when Now and Laters cost a nickel and the Fantastic Four cost a buck”. This is Chuck (Charlie Bell) a boy who has lost his dad in a . . .
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The House with Chicken Legs by Alastair
I really liked this book because it is very easy to read and when you have started reading it grabs you and you can’t put it down until you have finis . . .
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Europa readers
Abingdon,
European School Culham
Culham, OXON.
St Helen and St Katharine
Abingdon,
Larkmead Secondary School
Abingdon,