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Canons High School
Group status: We're enjoying reading all the books on the shortlist!
Our group is formed of a selection of students across Year 8. We are Shadowing the Carnegie during our English library lessons. We are all avid readers and have been enjoying reading all the books on the shortlist. Join us on our reading journey! Here we will be sharing our reviews and recommendations.

Mrs Alexander, our librarian

The House with Chicken Legs by Dharsha
This book is all about this houuse that has chicken legs and there is a girl who apparently lives with her grandmother the girl name is marinka and sh . . .
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NLCS Senior School
Edgware, Middlesex
Las Sombras
Canons High School
Edgware, Middx
Who is your favourite Carnegie author?

Elizabeth Acevedo
Kwame Alexander
Sophie Anderson
Candy Gourlay
Francis Hardinge
Sally Nicholls
Jason Reynolds
Kate Saunders
Title: A Monster Calls
Author: Patrick Ness
Illustrator: Jim Kay
Winning Year: 2012

The monster shows up after midnight. It isn't the one Conor has been expecting; the one from his nightmare; the one he has had nearly every night since his mother started her treatment. But this new monster is ancient, and wild, and it wants something jus


Jason Reynolds

Jason Reynolds is a New York Times bestselling author, a National Book Award Honoree, a Kirkus Award winner, a Walter Dean Myers Award winner, an NAACP Image Award Winner, and the recipient of multiple Coretta Scott King honors. His debut n . .