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Kettering Buccleuch Academy
Kettering, Northants
Group status: Frantically reading
We are a group of students from Year 7 to 10 who are or who are close to being Accelerated Reader millionaires. We meet weekly in the library from 3-4pm for fun, games and goodies. Join us if you love to read..

Clara Green

The Hate U Give by Emily
I LOVED this book. I found it interesting, sad, moving and even slightly funny at times and I also found my need for tissues very frequent. I woul . . .
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After the Fire by Kate
Moonbeam had always trusted Father John. From the moment her parents brought her inside The Fence she had been welcomed and accepted, with no reasons . . .
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The Hate U Give by Nancy
Beginning with the shooting of a young, black, unarmed boy by a white policeman, this book is such an honest reminder of the terrible events currently . . .
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Beyond the Bright Sea by Mia
After reading “Wolf Hollow” last year I have to say that I wasn’t expecting much from this book, however it is obvious that the author has really impr . . .
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Release by Mia
While this book had a great plot, interesting characters and realistic imagery, I can’t be the only one who thought some of the “scenes” went slightly . . .
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Wed Wabbit by Emily
This book was... interesting? I'm not completely sure weather I liked it or not but it was definitely a unique idea. I feel like it might have had . . .
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Saint Death by Emily
I did not like this book. The storyline was almost non-existent and it was more of a chain of events than a story. My least favourite part was how it . . .
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Rook by Emily
The best word I can use to describe this book is ish. The plot was good-ish. The writing style was good-ish. However, I did enjoy reading this book be . . .
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After the Fire by Emily
I really enjoyed this book. I loved the way that it was structured and the fact that the mystery unravelled as you read it. I felt as if I was the 'de . . .
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Where the World Ends by Lauren
Honestly, for me it was a slow start and a different genre to the types I would usually read. However, further on in the book, the sudden influx of dr . . .
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The Havelock Shadows
Montsaye Academy
Rothwell,
Bishop Bookworms
Northamptonshire,
KSA Secondary
Kettering, Northants
What book is your favourite this year?

Wed Wabbit
The Hate U Give
After the Fire
Rook
Where the World Ends
Rook
Release
Saint Death
 
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