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St Albans Girls School
St Albans, Herts
Group status: We have started shadowing the 2018 shortlist, which book will be the winner?!

We are a group of year 8 students supported by our 2 Librarians, Ms Darbyshire and Mrs Stelling, and we will meet regularly to discuss the books and update our list of what we've read so far. The week before the winner is announced, we will have a one hour meeting to discuss all books and cast our own votes.

Beyond the Bright Sea by Ebony
This book is about a girl named Crow. She was washed up on an island by riding the choppy sea in a small, handmade, wooden boat with nothing other tha . . .
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Saint Death by Scarlett
'Saint Death', in my opinion, was a very hard-hitting book that creates an image in your head, thanks to the author's precocious writing style, that m . . .
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After the Fire by Millie
This book was definitely different from any book I have read before, but like many amazing books, once I started reading, I could not put it down. The . . .
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Where the World Ends by Amy
This book is very unique and intriguing although it can be slightly confusing. The plot is interesting because it is full of different events making i . . .
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Beyond the Bright Sea by Amy
I really enjoyed this book because it was a gentle story but with some hints of action. However, I found the book slightly boring at the beginning as . . .
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The Hate U Give by Millie
Once I had started reading this book, I could not put it down. The plot was so well written that, even though you may not be able to relate with the c . . .
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After the Fire by Sophie
After the Fire is a truly saddening story of the real horrors of gunfire and the after effects of wars and battles. Moonbeam tells the rollercoaster o . . .
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Which book are you most excited to Read

The Hate U Give
Wed Wabbit
After the Fire
Where the World Ends
Saint Death
Beyond the Bright Sea
Title: One
Author: Sarah Crossan
Winning Year: 2016

Grace and Tippi are conjoined twins. And their lives are about to change. No longer able to afford homeschooling, they must venture into the world - a world of stares, sneers and cruelty. Will they find more than that at school? Can they find real friends


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 . .



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