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Pinewood Reading Group
Swindon, WILTS
Group status: A new year shadowing the Carnegie and Greenaway award!
We are a small group who meet every Thursday in the library. This is our seventh year of shadowing the Greenaway and Carnegie Awards.

Mrs Matthews

The Day War Came by Shelby
I think this is an important book. We discussed whether younger children should read this book and I think they should. The illustrations are very eff . . .
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The Wolf, the Duck and the Mouse by Alex
The first word that springs to mind is AMAZING! This story feels a bit like a traditional tale about a wolf who has a fabulous house inside him. Jon K . . .
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Julian is a Mermaid by Mrs Matthews
This is our first title shadowing the Greenaway Medal in Reading Group and what a fantastic start! We all thought this was a great book and an importa . . .
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Warneford Weeders
Highworth Warneford School
How do you choose a book?

The cover
The blurb
The first paragraph
The thickness of the book
The font
The illustrations
Personal recommendation from a friend
All of these!
Title: Shackleton's Journey
Illustrator: William Grill
Winning Year: 2015

In the last days of the Heroic Age of Exploration, Ernest Shackleton dreamed of crossing the frozen heart of Antarctica, a place of ferocious seas, uncharted mountains and bone-chilling cold. But when his ship, the Endurance, became trapped in the deadly