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QGS Carnegie Critics
Group status: We are excited and underway!

An Independent Girls' School in South Kensington.

We are currently recruiting girls in Year 7 - 10 to be a QGS Carnegie Critic. We will have our initial meeting Tuesday, 26th March.

Mrs Scott - Head Librarian

Rebound by Annabel
Rebound by Kwame Alexander is my favourite Carnegie book so far. It is about a boy called Charlie whose dad just died and just wants to be left alone . . .
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A Skinful of Shadows by Jip
I found this book quite long to read and took a while to get into it, but in the end it was a great book! It was very mysterious and haunting, with sp . . .
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The Poet X by India
I really enjoyed this book because I thought that it was unique and different from ordinary books. It is gripping and exciting, and made me want to re . . .
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Long Way Down by Jip
I found this book very exciting and mysterious. It is a quick read due to its poetry form, which I found very enjoyable, and a different type of book . . .
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Burdett-Coutts Reading Group
The Hurlingham Academy Bright Lights
Shene School
East Sheen, London
Church End
Which book are you enjoying most so far?

A Skinful of Shadows
Bone Talk
Long Way Down
Poet X
The House With Chicken Legs
The Land of Neverendings
Things a Bright Girl Can Do
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


Sophie Anderson

Sophie Anderson grew up in Swansea, studied at Liverpool University, and has worked as a geologist, science teacher and text book author. Sophie was inspired to love stories by her Prussian grandmother who fled her homeland during WW2, losi . .