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Ashlyns School
Group status: Eating cakes (homemade by Laura) and discussing books!!

Us at the cinema to see The Jungle Book

hey peeps! hope you have had a great Easter! Rowan the Strange here to say that we absolutely love this years shortlist! The variety of books is amazing, and includes sidesplittingly funny stories, and tear jerking books. We hope you all look after the precious books and enjoy them as much as we do See ya! (This is who we are--) KT-the static one Laura-the musical one Hollie-the crazy one Rowan-the strange one Miss Rush-the teachy one Milly- the Quiet one Cara- the clever one Rhea- the one with the most badges Daya-the poser Aryan-the only boy (check out the blog for new posts)

Laura (+Rowan)

Berkhamsted Preparatory School
Berkhamsted, Herts
Berkhamsted School
Where do you like to read?

In a library
In a park
In your bedroom
On a beach
In a classroom
In your garden
In the car
In a field
Title: Buffalo Soldier
Author: Tanya Landman
Winning Year: 2015

Charley, a young African-American slave from the Deep South, is freed at the end of the American Civil War. However her freedom is met with tragedy after her adopted mother is raped and lynched at the hands of a mob, and Charley finds herself alone with no protection. In a terrifyingly lawless land, where the colour of a person's skin can bring violent death, Charley disguises herself as a man and joins the army. Trapped in a world of injustice and inequality, it's only when Charley is posted to Apache territory to fight "savage Indians" that she begins to learn about who she is and what it is to be truly free.


Longdean Bookworms

Adeyfield School

The Cavendish School

Berkhamsted School