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Victory Voices

Group status: Lots of exciting conversations about books read over Easter. Reviews are coming in quickly!

Victory Voices

Our shadowing group has over 20 students ranging from year 7 to year 10 and several members of staff. We meet every Tuesday after school to discuss our current favourite book and update our Leader board. Our top two favourites at the moment are 'Salt to the sea' and 'The bone sparrow'. A few members of the group are enjoying putting together the shadowing magazine.

Victory Library

Sputnik's Guide to Life on Earth by Shahd
"some things don't fit in words" Somethings like how amazing our planet is, the things which we should appreciate, everything we have.This might seem . . .
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Sputnik's Guide to Life on Earth by Oliver
WOW! It was just amazing! i loved the light sabre and all the fantasy and I'm dying to read the rest. . . .
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Salt to the Sea by Klaudia
I love that this book is written in the point of view of a lot of people. It builds up the tension as the book goes on. I think that this is one of th . . .
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The Smell of Other People's Houses by Shahd
The lives of 4 people's lives suddenly connecting can cause a lot of damage...We can learn from it a lot... Some connections can be dangerous, some u . . .
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The Stars at Oktober Bend by Miss Cork
An extremely beautiful, cleverly written story of forgiveness. This book speaks of the light in dark times, and gives hope to the reader. Alice and Ma . . .
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The Bone Sparrow by Miss Cork
The Bone Sparrow is a sensitively told novel that gives the reader a view of what refugees encounter. This important and extremely relevant issue is a . . .
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Railhead by Mohamed
I really enjoyed this book. It had all sorts of twists and turns, but in the end it was really nice to read and my friend thought so too. . . .
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Wolf Hollow by Connie
A brilliant book, very well written with a fantastic story line and a very unexpected ending I really enjoyed reading it. . . .
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Railhead by Shahd
A new world has been created! I never thought it was possible, to open a book and suddenly move space or time or universe.I was in a completely diffe . . .
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Beck by Shahd
The most challenging book I have ever encountered... I had to push myself to try and read it because of its content.However,the whole book is written . . .
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Wolf Hollow by oliver
Wolf hollow no words for it. It was just amazing couldn't put it down for ages it even took priority over my X-box and Playstation. . . .
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Railhead by oliver
rail head it is unexplainable it is so in depth with his life i loved it so much can't wait for the next book . . .
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Salt to the Sea by Ms Cole
As a great lover of historical fiction I was looking forward to reading this book and was not disappointed. The books I remember are usually ones that . . .
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Sputnik's Guide to Life on Earth by hayden
Sputnik's guide to life on earth has interesting characters and an excellent storyline which makes an amazing book. It is extremely funny, personally . . .
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The Smell of Other People's Houses by Charlotte
This book was really good. It really shows the different ways people live, yet they still come together and become friends. It was really interesting . . .
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Wolf Hollow by Mohammed
This was a very wonderful book to read. I liked it alot, especially the parts on honour and disloyalty, I felt like I was being driven by a massive f . . .
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Salt to the Sea by Evelyn
Was a great read! Was a little hard to remember who was who and had to keep flicking back to previous pages to check but that may be due to my memory. . . .
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Railhead by Ibolya
This book was so descriptive and full of imagination. I think that this book would be great for someone who likes science fiction books. . . .
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The Stars at Oktober Bend by Shahd
broken people can they be fixed?no they are not broken they have cuts that can heal by finding the protection of the people who love them.just by unde . . .
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Wolf Hollow by Shahd
So vivid. So real. So imaginative, I could almost see the characters as the story unfolded.The way Wolf Hollow is written can make you feel breathless . . .
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The Smell of Other People's Houses by Georgia
At first, I wasn't a fan of this book, but as it went on and we got to see the story of other people and how they all connect at one point or another. . . .
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The Smell of Other People's Houses by Miss Cork
The smell of other peoples houses is an incredible book entwining the lives of four very different people leading very different lives. I love that th . . .
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The Stars at Oktober Bend by Georgia
This book is so heartwarming and sweet as you feel like you want to help Alice and become her friend no matter how "abnormal" she is. You also feel so . . .
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Sputnik's Guide to Life on Earth by Georgia
I really liked this book because the adventures Prez and Sputnik go on are unique and out of the ordinary. The way the author has written this makes y . . .
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Wolf Hollow by Ibolya
The book Wolf Hollow is a fantastic book. It was so moving that I nearly cried near the end. It must be amazing to get someone to get so emotional. It . . .
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The Stars at Oktober Bend by Mrs. Cole
Oktober bend was hard to put down. I read it in two sittings. A lovely story of friendship and family love. . . .
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Wolf Hollow by Miss Cork
I like this book very much as it did not have a typical ending, read it all in one sitting, couldn't put it down! . . .
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Ormiston Victory Academy
Norwich,
West Earlham Junior
Norwich,
What's your favourite book so far?

The Bone Sparrow
Beck
Sputnik's Guide to Life on Earth
Salt to the Sea
Rail Head
The Smell of Other Peoples Houses
Wolf Hollow
The stars at oktober bend
 
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
 

 
 

Zana Fraillon

Zana Fraillon lives in Victoria, Australia with her husband and three sons. She worked as a primary school teacher before having children, and has had picture books and middle grade fiction published in Australia.

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