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Sir Roger Manwoods School
Group status: Today we looked at all the books nominated for The Kate Greenaway Medal & chose our favourite!

Here we are sitting on the Library stairs reading. No one gets past without a book!

Mrs Turrell

Salt to the Sea by Martha
This is an amazing book! You will either be crying or sitting on the edge of your seat, engrossed as you are reading this book. The storyline is amazi . . .
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Wolf Hollow by Beth
Wolf Hollow is a beautifully written book about the life of Annabelle and her fight against a cruel, manipulative girl called Betty so that she can cl . . .
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Sputnik's Guide to Life on Earth by Emily
Sputnik's Guide to Life on Earth is a brilliant novel that, while being targeted towards a slightly younger audience, can be enjoyed by people of all . . .
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Sputnik's Guide to Life on Earth by Rhu
Sputnik's Guide to Life on earth is a funny story abut a boy called Prez who meets Sputnik , an alien , and is tasked with the responsibility of savin . . .
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Salt to the Sea by E-rice
All have secrets. None are safe. Joana, Florian, Emilia and Alfred as they are tossed into a life of lost love, grief, betrayals and horror. The four . . .
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The Smell of Other People's Houses by E-rice
The Smell of Other People's Houses is a clever book with an interesting plot. Follow Ruth, Dora, Alyce and Hank as four very different lives become en . . .
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Sputnik's Guide to Life on Earth by Martha
Sputnik's guide to life on Earth is a very funny and witty novel. It has a great story line and the plot is fantastic, in fact the whole concept of th . . .
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The Bone Sparrow by Kirsty
The Bone Sparrow is a very beautiful story, in addition very well written. This story is about a child refugee that meets a young girl living a normal . . .
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Christ Church Critics
Ramsgate, Kent
Chatham & Clarendon Grammar School
Ripplevale Readers
Deal, Kent
Which book has the best front cover?

The Bone Sparrow
Salt to the Sea
The Smell of Other People's Houses
Sputnik's Guide to Life on Earth
The Stars at Oktober Bend
Wolf Hollow
Title: A Gathering Light
Author: Jennifer Donnelly
Winning Year: 2003

This is a moving and unforgettable story of life in the Adirondack Mountains, in upstate New York at the turn of the 20th Century. The central character, Mattie, struggles to choose between family duty and her burning desire for education and a better lif


Jim Kay

Jim Kay won the Kate Greenaway Medal in 2012 for his illustrations in A Monster Calls by Patrick Ness. He studied illustration at the University of Westminster and since graduating has worked in the Library & Archives of Tate Britain and . .