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College Pierre et Marie Curie, College Les Hauts Grillets, College Lycee International, British Section
St Germain-en-Laye Cedex ,
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John Benney and Louis Sharma from PMC have written this poem.

We are Year 9 pupils in the British Section of a French 'Lycee International' spread across three sites just outside Paris.

Mrs Rees

Things A Bright Girl Can Do by Maud
I really liked his book. All of the girls in this story fight for their rights and for what they love, it was very inspiring and made me want to do th . . .
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The Poet X by Mira
I really enjoyed reading the Poet X because I found that I related to a lot of moments in the story. I liked reading the book because the plot kept me . . .
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The Poet X by Isabelle
Xiomara is a young girl growing up in Harlem. Since her body developed, she has started to receive unwanted attention and hence has learned to let her . . .
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Things A Bright Girl Can Do by Amber
I wasn't a huge fan of this book because I felt like three different perspectives were too many. It wasn't the kind of book I would normally read, so . . .
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Bone Talk by Caroline
This book is based on true events so this makes the book even more shocking.Bone talk is about a tribe who live peacefully in the mountains and follow . . .
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The Poet X by Caroline
I think this has now become one of my all time favorite books.I like this book because it is very emotional and everything the main character suffers . . .
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Long Way Down by Emile
Based on young people’s stories in detention centers, this book explores many dark subjects. It talks of unwritten rules that were decided long ago, b . . .
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A Skinful of Shadows by Maxence
It's been a while since I've appreciated a book this much. It has everything I look for in a novel (intrigue, suspense, fantasy, animals sometimes) an . . .
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The House with Chicken Legs by Philipp
I found the beginning of this book a bit dull. The author did not do a good job of hooking the reader. As the book goes on, it gradually becomes more . . .
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The Land of Neverendings by Alice B.
I have read "The Land of Neverendings" by Kate Saunders. This is the title of the book because it is about a magical land called "The Land of Neverend . . .
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Things A Bright Girl Can Do by Wally
I rate this book 8 out of 10. The book is set during the 1st world war and conveys the life of a suffragette through three different girl character . . .
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Things A Bright Girl Can Do by James
I enjoyed this book because this novel uses an original structure. This story has two main characters and individual chapters for both characters cre . . .
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Bone Talk by Romain
I greatly appreciated the book because the twists and turns made it entertaining. You will never want to stop reading it. The chapters felt like pages . . .
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The House with Chicken Legs by Nora
I really enjoyed reading The House with Chicken Legs because we can see the main character evolve and become wiser. At the beggining of the book, she . . .
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The Land of Neverendings by Flore
'The Land of Neverendings' is a lovely story which touches the heart. This novel addresses real-life issues, relating to family and losing our loved-o . . .
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The Land of Neverendings by Elva
I prefer to read books that are bit believable but somehow this book had me on the edge of my seat. I have a tendency to imagine the end of the story . . .
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The Land of Neverendings by Emile
A very well written book that arouses many feelings, from disgust to sympathy to sadness. It explores a sensitive topic, which is losing a family memb . . .
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The Poet X by Emma HG
The first five pages of « Poet X » weren’t particularly intriguing: they didn’t make me want to keep on reading the book. Nevertheless, I persisted, a . . .
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Long Way Down by Julien
Long way down by Jason Reynolds is a novel about gun violence, where Will, the protagonist, is introduced to us while in an elevator. He is seeking . . .
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A Skinful of Shadows by Julien
A Skinful of Shadows is a mysterious novel which is set in the 17 th. century during the English Civil War. Makepeace, the main character in the nov . . .
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Bone Talk by Yann
Bone Talk is a brilliant novel that teaches us about the lives of Filipino tribes a hundred years ago. The plot of the story is interesting as there a . . .
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Rebound by Yann
Rebound is a unique book that talks about the life of a boy named Charlie, who is mourning his father's recent death. After getting into trouble with . . .
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Long Way Down by Maud
Long Way Down is a story about revenge and justice, or wanting it. Will's brother has been shot and he intends on following The Rules to avenge him. I . . .
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A Skinful of Shadows by Maud
A Skinful of Shadows tells the story of a young girl, Makepeace, who has the space inside her soul to keep ghosts. The book recounts her quest through . . .
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The House with Chicken Legs by Maud
The House with Chicken Legs is a magical book. The House takes you on its journey for truth, travelling through realms of new and old, and I was rapid . . .
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The Poet X by Maud
The Poet X is a beautiful and powerful book about finding your place and finding yourself. The main character, Xiomara, can't live the way her mother . . .
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The House with Chicken Legs by Aliénor
I overall found the book interesting, and not too long. It used the "Baba Yaga" story well, and made an interesting story out of it. It has an intrigu . . .
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The Poet X by Mia
Added to my previous review (which I hope by luck or design will be placed right above this one) I would like to remark that I found Aman to be presen . . .
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The Poet X by Mia
The narrator's emotions gripped me from the start. The description of what she experienced as young woman felt authentic and insightful, and gave the . . .
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The Poet X by Mia
The narrator's emotions gripped me from the start. The description of what she experienced as young woman felt authentic and insightful, and gave the . . .
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Long Way Down by Elodie
Long Way Down is a gripping story of a teenage boy named Will, who is contemplating revenge on his brother's murderer.The book is written in prose poe . . .
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The Poet X by Juliette
Xiomara, a 16 year old teenager, is forced to obey the Church laws by her parents. To forget her problems and fears, she decides to join a poetry cl . . .
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A Skinful of Shadows by Caroline
I read this book before it was introduced to me and I really enjoyed it.I would recommend this for readers who enjoy fantasy,plot twists and lots of a . . .
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The Land of Neverendings by Amelie
I enjoyed this book even though I think it's aimed at children younger than myself. The idea of toys coming to life is something that all children hav . . .
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The House with Chicken Legs by Elva
Even though this book isn't really my type, I tend to read mature books, it was very amusing and humorous to see the roles inverted. Usually the human . . .
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A Skinful of Shadows by Elva
This is a book which is a crosspoint for history and fantasy, it is a book where two opposite worlds clash. The author uses her amazing imagination to . . .
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The Poet X by Elva
This book is capable of touching many people on an emotional level. It is about breaking free and finding your identity amidst all the obstacles. Reli . . .
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Long Way Down by Sebastien HG
This book tells the story of a young adult named William, who’s brother just died. We follow William and his quest for revenge, as well as his interna . . .
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The Land of Neverendings by Juliette
A beautiful and nostalgic novel reminding us of our childhood. Emily's world shatters as she loses her sister: Holly. Grief overcomes her. But then . . .
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The House with Chicken Legs by Amelie
I thought «The house with chicken legs» was ok. Not the best, not the worst, mainly because I think it's aimed at kids younger than myself. Despite th . . .
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Which one of the shortlisted books would you recommend to your best friends?

A Skinful of Shadows
Bone Talk
Long Way Down
Rebound
The House of Chicken Legs
The Land of Neverendings
The Poet X
Things a Bright Girl Can Do
 
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
 

 
 

Elizabeth Acevedo

Elizabeth Acevedo was born and raised in New York City and her poetry is infused with Dominican bolero and her beloved city’s tough grit. She holds a BA in Performing Arts from The George Washington University and an MFA in Crea . . .