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St Albans High School for Girls
Group status: New group 2018 - Somto, Maitheli, Leena, Sandali, Millie, Tara, Priscilla, Hannah B, Serene, Emilia

Our Carnegie Book Group meets every Friday lunchtime in the summer term and we look at one book each week. At the end we will decide on our favourite and see if our ideas are the same as the other shadowers and the judges. Look out for our reviews each week on all the books.

Mrs Foster!

After the Fire by Millie
I think that After the fire is an amazing book! It was so gripping, and I read it in just a few days because I just wanted to find out what happened n . . .
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Wed Wabbit by Tara
I enjoyed this book even though it really irritated me. The story was interesting, and it wasnít predictable which is great. The characters were very . . .
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After the Fire by Leena
After The Fire is about a girl who has lived in a cult for nearly her whole life and when it's burnt down she is taken out to be questioned. The book . . .
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Where the World Ends by Somto
The book is set in 1727. A group of men and boys go bird-hunting in St Hida, and after they are not collected by a boat from Hirta, their home. The on . . .
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The Hate U Give by Priscilla
I really enjoyed the way this book built up as it went along. It started off with atmosphere that drew the reader in but didnít reveal the climax of t . . .
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The Hate U Give by Serene
The Hate U Give is a very emotional, realistic book, about the posh Starr that goes to Williamson, and the other Starr Ė a poor girl from poor Garden . . .
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Loreto College
St Albans,
Roundwood Park School
Harpenden, Herts
Roundwood Park School
Harpenden, Herts
Chancellor's readers
What is your favourite book on the shortlist so far?

Beyond The Bright Sea
After The Fire
Wed Wabbit
Saint Death
Where The World Ends
Title: Dogger
Illustrator: Shirley Hughes
Winning Year: 1977

Dogger shows the distress the loss of a toy causes a child, as well as the reality of family life. Filled with humour this is a book for young readers to tackle by themselves, as well as a delight to read aloud.


Loreto College