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Milton Keynes Academy
MiIton Keynes,
Group status: 2019 Yr8 and above

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Rebound by Mrs Haines
The best book of the shortlist of the 5 I have read. Uplifting and I found myself willing the hero on the whole time to the satisfactory conclusion. . . .
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Long Way Down by Mrs Haines
Took me a while to figure out what was going on in the story! Probably needs re-reading as I may have missed significant plot lines. Enjoyable and mad . . .
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Bone Talk by Mrs Haines
An amazing journey/adventure for the characters you meet in the story. Stick with it and you will be rewarded. . . .
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The Poet X by Mrs Haines
Very cleverly written. So much is said in so few words. Only trouble was that sometimes that was too brief to follow and I found myself re-reading and . . .
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The House with Chicken Legs by Mrs Haines
The first two thirds are enjoyable but then it slowed and I struggled. Too much repetition and going over the same things. Sorry not my favourite. . . .
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Milton Keynes,

Milton Keynes,
Wavendon Gate Combined School
Milton Keynes,
Year 9 SPCS
What makes you want to read a book?

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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


Kwame Alexander

Kwame Alexander is a poet, children's book author, playwright, producer, public speaker, performer, and winner of the Newbery Medal for his novel-in-verse, The Crossover. He conducts creative writing workshops in middle and high sc . .