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Maynard School Library
Group status: Deciding which book to read next.

Mrs Hourihan (librarian)

Beyond the Bright Sea by Olivia
This book is about a girl called Crow. She is adventurous, curious and impatient but also very kind. Crow was found by Osh, washed up on the sand in a . . .
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Beyond the Bright Sea by Eleanor
I really loved this book as it has realistic characters, so they have good characteristics as well as bad ones. An example of this is Miss Maggie, who . . .
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The Hate U Give by Alyssa
In Thomas’ debut novel, we meet Starr, a teenager who has learnt to act differently in the two worlds she lives in: a poor neighbourhood struggling wi . . .
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Where the World Ends by Mrs H
This was one of those books that I struggled to keep going with at times, but it was definitely worth finishing. I thought the atmosphere that was cre . . .
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Rook by Mrs Hourihan
I thought I wasn't going to like this book as the story is initially told from the rook's viewpoint and I usually prefer more realistic books. But the . . .
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Thornhill by Mrs Hourihan
I bought this book for our library after seeing a lot of publicity and praise for it on Twitter etc. It is a remarkable book but exceptionally chillin . . .
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Exeter Cathedral School
Carpe Diem
Patrick Ness says he's not going to win another Carnegie medal - do you think he should win?

I haven't read the book yet
Title: Tom's Midnight Garden
Author: Philippa Pearce
Winning Year: 1958

Wonderful book, poignant and surprising. There's a lovely graphic novel available which condenses and illustrates the story brilliantly.


Exeter Cathedral School

Exmouth Carnegie Collective

Exeter School

Colyton Grammar School