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The Cosmic Ravensbourne Readers
Group status: We are all reading - some of us are enjoying our books more than others. Check out our book reviews below!

Why the disguises folks?

We are a group of 9 Year 7 students. We meet every Tuesday during term time in the War Memorial Library to discuss books and eat biscuits.

miss Halliwell

The Smell of Other People's Houses by Tanaka and Amy
Talks from a different character's perspective in each chapter but we don't who is talking [actually we have realized we do, the names are in italics . . .
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Wolf Hollow by Oscar
Wolf Hollow. Wolf Hollow is a tale about a bully and a victim during World War 2. I know that other people quite liked the book, but I found that the . . .
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Railhead by Sebastian and Avril
Interesting, set in the future. Zen Starling is a thief who works for Uncle Bugs and a robot lady. Gets better as you go on when the themes become c . . .
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Salt to the Sea by Alfie
At the beginning each chapter starts with a quote and ends with "bang". I like this and it is intriguing. . . .
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The Stars at Oktober Bend by Aimee
A really good book with hidden messages like "You can do it no matter what happens". Thought provoking and challenging because what Alice has to say . . .
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Sputnik's Guide to Life on Earth by Oscar
Thrilling adventure in which a boy (who doesn't speak much) meets an alien shape shifting dog. Confusing but puts out some really good ideas which ar . . .
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Bishop Justus
Bromley Bookworms
Ravens Wood School For Boys
The Ravens
have you got the best teachers or a boss

sure thing
Title: A Monster Calls
Author: Patrick Ness
Illustrator: Jim Kay
Winning Year: 2012

The monster shows up after midnight. It isn't the one Conor has been expecting; the one from his nightmare; the one he has had nearly every night since his mother started her treatment. But this new monster is ancient, and wild, and it wants something ju


Bonnie-Sue Hitchcock

Born and raised in Alaska and a longtime journalist for Alaska Public Radio, Bonnie-Sue Hitchcock spent ten years fishing commercially and raised her children on a boat in Southeast Alaska - bringing a rare authenticity to her writing about Americ . .