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St Catherines Catholic School
Kent,
Group status: Each meeting we plan to watch part of the author's video and discuss what we are reading.

STC Carnegie Shadowing Group 2019

Thursday during break time we meet to discuss the books we are reading. We are very lucky to have a fantastic public library service in Bexley who have organised an event celebrating the Carnegie every year since 2002. St Catherine's is very proud and pleased to have attended every event organised by Bexley Libraries.


The House with Chicken Legs by Elizabeth
I really liked this book as it showed Marinka's longing for a friend. It talks about emotions which get to you. I also liked that the tale was of Russ . . .
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The House with Chicken Legs by Matylda
This book was, along with the other two, an amazing read. I loved the way it was so truthful and yet so magical. Marinka and Baba Yaga are amazing and . . .
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The Poet X by Eri
I enjoy the book because it speaks about things that teenagers are able to understand properly. The cover of the book gives a positive feeling and it . . .
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A Skinful of Shadows by Matylda
“A skinful of shadows” is my second shortlisted book and was also a breath-taking. I love dramatic books and books about possession, and this was perf . . .
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The Land of Neverendings by Matylda
I think that “The land of neverendings” was a really good book, it caught my imagination and interest. As this was my first shortlisted book, I think . . .
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Long Way Down by Eri
I really enjoyed the book because it portrays the essences of the title when Will goes down in a lift. I recommend the book to those who like cliff ha . . .
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The Land of Neverendings by Megan
At first I didn't like the book at all, but then I got a little bit further in and started to enjoy it a little more. I felt that it took too long for . . .
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The Land of Neverendings by Georgia
“The land of neverendings” was about the magic leaking from the magical land of Smockeroon and all the humans were starting to notice it. Emily was tr . . .
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Long Way Down by Darcy
I love this book! It’s written by Jason Reynolds so he could make a book that appeals to boys who think reading is boring but really ANYONE can read i . . .
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The House with Chicken Legs by Georgia
I think that the house with chicken legs was amazing. It really pulled me in and I could not put it down. My favourite part was when she found out she . . .
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Things A Bright Girl Can Do by Megan
This book I found very interesting, it was a big book but written very well. I thought that because there was three stories going on at once that it h . . .
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Things A Bright Girl Can Do by Megan
This book I found very interesting and it was a big book but written very well. I thought that because there was three stories going on at once that i . . .
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Long Way Down by Megan
I REALLY enjoyed Long Way Down because it drew me in from the first page and wouldn't let me put it down until the last. I found it very well writ . . .
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Blackfen School for Girls
Kent,
Chis&SidCarnegie19
Kent,
BGS Shadowers
Welling, Kent
Bexley Libraries
Sidcup,
   
 
Title: The Graveyard Book
Author: Neil Gaiman
Winning Year: 2010

Nobody Owens, known to his friends as Bod, would be a completely normal boy if he didn't live in a graveyard, being raised and educated by ghosts. For it is in the land of the living that real danger lurks, a danger that has already killed Bod's family.
 

 
 

Sophie Anderson

Sophie Anderson grew up in Swansea, studied at Liverpool University, and has worked as a geologist, science teacher and text book author. Sophie was inspired to love stories by her Prussian grandmother who fled her homeland during WW2, losi . .