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West Buckland School
Barnstaple, Devon
Group status: We are just beginning shadowing starts 22nd March

Our lovely Michael Morpurgo Library

This is our sixth year of shadowing,and all of Year 9 and their teachers are madly reading as many of the books on the excellent shortlist as possible. We are also really looking forward hosting the Devon Schools Library Service Carnegie presentation in June. And this year for the first time we are shadowing The Greenaway with some Year 4 Prep School pupils.


Where the World Ends by Zac
a deep and gripping book that goes beyond expectations . . .
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Barnstaple,
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Pilton Infants' School
Barnstaple, Devon
Pilton Shadowers
Barnstaple, Devon
Which book will win?

Beck
the Bone Sparrow
Rail Head
Salt to the Sea
The Smell of Other People's Houses
Sputnik's Guide to Life on Earth
The Stars at Oktober Bend
Wolf Hollow
 
Title: Skellig
Author: David Almond
Winning Year: 1998

Michael's baby sister is ill. Her condition becomes life-threatening and the family faces the nightmare of an operation to save her life. Michael turns to his new friend Mina and the strange being, Skellig, who has been living beneath the crumbling garag