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Group status: We are busy reading the Carnegie books and have been discussing what we like about some of this year's Greenaway award nominations

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Rebound by Cassia
This has been an interesting book. It has not been my favourite so far, but I think it is safe to say it is unique. It is written in a way that remind . . .
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Suffragette: The Battle for Equality by Cassia
I think this book clicks right away with the actual story it tells. It is like its own personal style made specifically for the book. Each suffragette . . .
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Bone Talk by Cassia
This book is odd. It is a good read but at some intervals, you kind of get bored of it. The story is bizarre which keeps you hooked and, unlike most b . . .
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Ocean Meets Sky by Cassia
This illustrator is very talented. It must have taken forever to draw such beautiful pictures. The story is a delicate and touching one and works so w . . .
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The House with Chicken Legs by Cassia
This book is amazing. It is very addictive, and I spent only a day and a half reading it because I could not put it down. The characters are bold and . . .
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You're Safe With Me by Cassia
The pictures are beautiful and remind me of a TV program I used to watch called Tinga Tinga tales. They are so cleverly structured, and every detail i . . .
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You're Safe With Me by Alice
This book is very close to me,reminding me of stories read to me when I was little. These illustrations are almost like Indian tapestries but they . . .
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Suffragette: The Battle for Equality by Alice
Suffragette: The Battle for Equality is a really thorough and interesting book full of fascinating facts about our brutal past, starring probably the . . .
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The House with Chicken Legs by Cassia
This book is amazing. It is very addictive, and I spent only a day and a half reading it because I could not put it down. The characters are bold and . . .
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Julian is a Mermaid by Alice
Julian is a mermaid is one of the greatest books ever illustrated because not only is there emotion in the drawings but true humour and character. Ju . . .
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Julian is a Mermaid by Cassia
I love this book and it is very close to my heart. I myself LOVE mermaids and if I could trade places with one, I would in a heartbeat. The artwork is . . .
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The Land of Neverendings by Cassia
This book is great! It is written so beautifully and makes you want to keep on reading. It starts quite slowly though and makes you think hmmmmm, but . . .
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The House with Chicken Legs by Maddie
This book was very good. I liked how it portrayed Baba Yaga, and the story line was brilliant. A girl rebelling against her destiny; she lies, it is . . .
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St Peter's Church of England Aided School
Exeter,
West Exe School
Exeter, Devon
Maynard School Library
Exeter,
Exeter School
Exeter, Devon
Which book do you want to read next?

A Skinful of Shadows
Bone Talk
The Land of Neverendings
Things a Bright Girl can Do
The House with Chicken Legs
Rebound
Long Way Down
 
Title: Salt to the Sea
Author: Ruta Sepetys
Winning Year: 2017

It's early 1945 and a group of people trek across Germany, bound together by their desperation to reach the ship that can take them away from the war-ravaged land. Four young people, each haunted by their own dark secret, narrate their unforgettable stori
 

 
 

Kwame Alexander

Kwame Alexander is a poet, children's book author, playwright, producer, public speaker, performer, and winner of the Newbery Medal for his novel-in-verse, The Crossover. He conducts creative writing workshops in middle and high sc . .