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The Cosmic Ravensbourne Readers
Group status: We are very excited to be taking part in the Shadowing scheme for the second year! Our line up is largely the same - we have recruited another three members making us a group of seven plus the Librarians, Ms Roberts and Mrs Nolan.

Why the disguises folks?

We are a group of Year 8 students. We will be meeting every Tuesday during term time in the War Memorial Library to discuss books and eat biscuits.


Release by Alfie
I am quite a slow reader and have never been able to find a novel that has gripped me at the first page. However, when I started reading this book, I . . .
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Wed Wabbit by Avril
I think that Wed Wabbit is a very good book to read and I highly recommend it! Although it is very cleverly written, I think that the front cover and . . .
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Beyond the Bright Sea by Ms Roberts
I enjoyed this book because it was easy to relate to the characters, who were really well drawn. I loved that it was set in a real place, the Elizabe . . .
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Wed Wabbit by Sebastian
So far Wed Wabbit is one of my favorite shortlisted Carnegie books this year. This book jumps straight into the climax, leaving more space for the sto . . .
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Where the World Ends by Sebastian
This book is a magic based fantasy fiction, where a boy called Qiulliam, who is blamed for almost all the problems of the magical land, which puts him . . .
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Saint Death by Sebastian
For me, Saint death is a complex book with challenging vocabulary and a hard-to-follow storyline but as you read further everything starts to come tog . . .
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The Hate U Give by Mrs Nolan
I loved this book - it was a thought-provoking and compelling read. Based on events that provoked the Black Lives Matter campaign in America, it highl . . .
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Title: Salt to the Sea
Author: Ruta Sepetys
Winning Year: 2017

It's early 1945 and a group of people trek across Germany, bound together by their desperation to reach the ship that can take them away from the war-ravaged land. Four young people, each haunted by their own dark secret, narrate their unforgettable stori


Lissa Evans

Lissa Evans has a background in comedy. Following a medical degree, she changed careers to become a comedy producer for radio and TV; her credits include Father Ted, Room 101 and Have I Got News for You. Her first . .