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British School of Gran Canaria
Tafira Alta, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria
Group status: What a strong shortlist in 2019. Hopefully, our passion for reading comes through in our written reviews. Watch this space for regular updates.

You're going to hear us roar!

We are Leo, Alessandro, Monica, Elena, Bujin, Teresa, Elisa, Caitlin, Inigo, Carlos, and Nestor (pictured left to right) and Alicia, Ana, Justo, Lorea, Paula, and Riddhi (not pictured).

Mr Hirtes, our LRC Coordinator

Rebound by Lorea
One of the things that impressed me about Rebound is how the format of each verse changes according to the scenario of the main character. I liked the . . .
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The Land of Neverendings by Nestor
Once I got into it, I really enjoyed this book as it was very entertaining and made you read more and more until you finished it. Kate Saunders combin . . .
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Long Way Down by Leo
I've never read a book like Long Way Down before. It's an unique experience to sit down and devour the pages at a voracious rate. The layout means you . . .
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The Poet X by Alicia
Captivating from its very first sentence, The Poet X's free verse helps the story flow like a river. This literary format also expresses main characte . . .
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Bone Talk by Inigo
I certainly enjoyed reading Bone Talk. As a Year 7 student, I found the plot easy to follow and the language wasn't difficult either. The story is bas . . .
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Bone Talk by Leo
I do judge books by covers. Sorry. When I first saw Bone Talk, I thought it was going to be one of those books that scare you but do little else beyon . . .
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Long Way Down by Alessandro
I liked the plot and the way the book was written. Short verses, in my opinion, make Long Way Down a more interesting, immediate read. However, nothin . . .
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Long Way Down by Bujin
When I first read the Long Way Down, it confused me as I found it hard to understand. My bad. I was reading it wrong. Gradually, I started to unravel . . .
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A Skinful of Shadows by Bujin
When I started reading A Skinful of Shadows, I found it difficult to concentrate as my attention would always wander away. It felt like the author had . . .
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The Poet X by Ana
I never read books written in verse. Most times, I find them over-complicated, florid and tedious. Not The Poet X. This is a book about a fierce, qu . . .
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Long Way Down by Alicia
There are several positive aspects I would like to highlight about the novel Long Way Down. However, I will start by expressing how effective the use . . .
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Long Way Down by Lorea
One of the reasons I love this book is the relationship I forged with Will, the main character. He really resonated with me. I was particularly moved . . .
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Are eight books too many?

Yes
No
Ask me in a week or two
 
Title: Maggot Moon
Author: Sally Gardner
Winning Year: 2013

A ruthless regime is determined to beat its enemies in a race to the moon. But when his best friend Hector is suddenly taken away, it is up to unlikely hero Standish, his grandfather, and a small band of rebels, to confront and defeat the ever-present opp