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Highgate Wood School
Group status: We've got the books. Let the reading commence.

The Year 8-10 group

Students in Years 7,8, 9 & 10 at Highgate Wood School. Noisy debaters and enthusiastic biscuit eaters.

Saint Death by Callum
I think it tackles a good topic and has great writing. The plot twists are hard to predict and the storyline is brilliant with one of the most unpredi . . .
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Where the World Ends by Callum
I thought Where the World Ends was a good book, and was really good with character emotions, consistencies and interactions. I also liked most of the . . .
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After the Fire by Callum
Before reading After the Fire, I thought it would be a boring book about a dictator but as soon as I started reading it, I was surprised by how origin . . .
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Wed Wabbit by Callum
I weally liked Wed Wabbit because it ventured into welationships and psychology of pwivileged children. I liked the descwiptions of the Wimbley Woos . . .
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Rook by Callum
I thought it was a book far too short for how well it was written. Anthony McGowan worked wonders with the character emotions and interactions and it . . .
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Beyond the Bright Sea by Callum
The book had great interactions between characters, and despite its predictability most of the book had really amazing emotive language. I also liked . . .
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Wed Wabbit by Lily!!
I absolutely loved reading Wed Wabbit! It is a great book for comfort reading, the plot was enjoyable and unique, and teh characters were excellentely . . .
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Beyond the Bright Sea by Talia
Beyond the Bright Sea is a good book for a rainy day, and I did enjoy reading it. However, the story line is not really very original, nor is it entir . . .
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Wapping High Book Club
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St. Monica's Primary School
Pooles Park School
The Village School
Which book has the most appealing cover?

The Hate U Give
Beyond the Bright Sea
Saint Death
After the Fire
Wed Wabbit
Where the World Ends
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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


Angie Thomas

Angie Thomas was born and raised in Jackson, Mississippi. She studied Creative Writing at Belhaven University, where she was one of the only black students – a theme visited in The Hate U Give, her debut novel, which is currentl . . .