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Motherwell,
Group status: Today we had a meeting in Mrs Burton's classroom as we touched up on our page and took some books home to read over the weekend. At lunch we made a plan for next week and the group will meet again on Thursday next week.

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We're a group of quirky readers who love to make each other laugh. Munching on cookies is one of our binding passions espically while reading. Our group includes: Jennifer who loves books especially the Divergent series and when she saw the films it made it more real. She is also the oldest and probably the most sensible in the group. Wojciech a funny and crazy boy. He is so into books of all genres and anime that sometimes forgets to switch back to reality. He always makes everyone smile and is always happy. Blair, a funny, sarcastic boy and has a love for all things aviation. In his spare time he does first aid and hopes to join the medical profession when he's older. He also adores science and is very good at chemistry and biology. Caoimhe is a bright, bubbly and an amazing dancer. Caoimhe favourite genre of book is fantasy, In fact she has read the whole Harry Potter series twice! Casey is a confident, excitable person with a love of musical theatre, reading and most importantly food. When Casey is older she wants to work on Boardway. Amy who is sassy and indecisive she couldn't decide what to put about herself. She loves films, music (she has a soft spot for 80s and country music) and adores reading, she is a part of the Episode, Wattpad and Booktube community's which she spends most of her time doing.

Casey & Amy

Salt to the Sea by Amy
I loved "Salt to the Sea" it was such an unique story. Ruta Sepetys writing is so detailed, it felt like I was a part of the story. Reading from the f . . .
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Beck by Amy
To be honest I didn't really like "Beck" - I just didn't connect with it. No-one in my group had read it and it was not what I expected. I entered "Be . . .
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Wolf Hollow by Jennifer
Wolf Hollow is an amazing book. It is about a girl called Annabelle who is a quiet girl but she is then met with Betty who is a loud and aggressive . . .
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The Smell of Other People's Houses by Casey
The smell of other peoples houses. I don't know what words I can use to describe this book other than absolutely positively one the most wonderous, ou . . .
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Wolf Hollow by Wojciech
Wolf Hollow, what can I say. Probably the best book I have ever read. It is a very good book in the time of World War 2 which makes it seem very good . . .
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Sputnik's Guide to Life on Earth by Blair
The book I have just finished reading is Sputnicks Guide To Life On Earth ' I did not enjoy this book as I felt it was too confusing. I have spoke . . .
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The Stars at Oktober Bend by Amy
"The Stars At Oktober Bend" took me by surprise. I picked up this book thinking it was going be your average story of a girl with a bad background fal . . .
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Sputnik's Guide to Life on Earth by Jennifer
I found this book quite confusing and hard to follow . I would like it better if it was more exiting . . . .
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The Bone Sparrow by Amy
I really liked "The Bone Sparrow" by Zana Frailion. I thought it was an important story that has such an impact with today's modern world. It was so . . .
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Wolf Hollow by Caoimhe
Wolf Hollow is a gripping novel by Lauren wolk . It is set in World war 2 and is about 12 year old Annabelle. The novel tells the story of how Annabe . . .
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The Smell of Other People's Houses by Jennifer
This book was amazing. It was really sad and exiting . I loved it . My favourite part was when Ruth gets off the bus and sees all her family and . . .
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Knowetop Primary School
Motherwell,
In the Shadows
Wishaw, North Lanarkshire
What is your favourite book out of all the Carnegie Shadowing CILIO books this year?

The Smell Of Other People's Houses
Wolf Hollow
The Bone Sparrow
Salt To The Sea
The Stars At Oktober Bend
Beck
Rail Head
Sputnik Guide To Life On Earth
   
 
Title: Stone Cold
Author: Robert Swindells
Winning Year: 1993

Homeless, frightened and alone, Link finds himself down-and-out in London after fleeing from his brutish stepfather. He only survives because he's befriended by streetwise Ginger. When Ginger suddenly disappears, Link is in despair. Then he meets Gail, a
 

 
 

Lauren Wolk

After graduating from Brown University in 1981 with a degree in English literature, Lauren Wolk spent a year as a writer with the Battered Women's Project of the St. Paul American Indian Center, and then worked as both an editor and an English tea . .

 

 

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