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Swanshurst School
Birmingham,
Group status: Next meetings: Tues 4th April Y7-8, Thurs 6th April Y8-10

The Carnegie shortlist 2017

We are the Swanshurst Carnegie shadowing group. We are 40 students from Y7-10. Y7-8 meet Tuesday lunchtimes, Y8-10 meet Thursday lunchtimes. Follow us on Twitter @SwanshurstLib.

To be decided...

The Smell of Other People's Houses by Noor-Ul-Ain Shafaq
Where should I start... This book has all the qualities that you would wish for in a mind lingering book. It's full of excitement, drama and as it ha . . .
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The Stars at Oktober Bend by Safa
I think that this book is one of the best books that I have ever read. The way the writer changes the way they write when it is a different character . . .
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Beck by Amber
This book is full of ambition. We can see this when Beck moves onwards from places where he was getting abused. At the beginning we see that Beck had . . .
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Railhead by Fatima
Railhead is a very fast pace, action packed book. I love the awkward romance between Zen and Nova. Also, I adore the futuristic theme. I like how you . . .
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The Stars at Oktober Bend by Aizah
A brilliant book that tells you about life changing experiences and how love and hate can clash to form a new relationship . It tells you how poems ca . . .
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Salt to the Sea by Maryam E
I thought the book was amazing to read,. it was filled with brilliant plot twists, well-developed characters and good research. It was also good becau . . .
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Wolf Hollow by Leila
I would recommended this book as it shows if you show kindness to others kindness will be repayed. I like how it is set in the time of the world war. . . .
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The Bone Sparrow by Amna M
A WORLD YOU WOULDN'T THINK EXISTS! A heartbreaking story that will surely bring tears to your eyes. Tells a story of a young boy called Subhi and his . . .
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Which book on the 2017 shortlist are you most looking forward to reading?

Beck
Railhead
Salt to the Sea
Sputnik's Guide to Life on Earth
The Bone Sparrow
The Smell of Other People's Houses
The Stars at Oktober Bend
Wolf Hollow
   
 
Title: The Graveyard Book
Author: Neil Gaiman
Winning Year: 2010

Swanshurst Library Carnegie group has adopted 'The Graveyard Book' for our #CKG17 anniversary celebrations. Our full top 10 of all time is to follow...
 

 
 

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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