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Skinners' Kent Academy Shadowers
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Group status: Carnegie Shadowing 2019 Here We Come! All participating students have started reading -watch out for the first reviews.

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We have participating students from Years 7, 8 and 10.

To be announced

The House with Chicken Legs by Maisie
From chapter one of this story I felt captivated and transported right to the house. Like I was sitting there watching Marina how her story unfolded r . . .
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Long Way Down by Caitlyn
I found that I did not like this book because it was all about killing people and people dying. I think people in America would like it more because t . . .
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Rebound by Caitlyn
I liked the book because it was easy to read but it was hard to get in to as most of it was written in words that only some one who was really in to . . .
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The Poet X by Oum
This is book was very inspirational i understand it very well. Xiomaraís character developed through the story so did mami. The use of presenting the . . .
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Long Way Down by Daniella
This book goes to show that you donít have to write a certain way to achieve the effect you want to make. Rather a quick read, most of the story is im . . .
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Long Way Down by Mrs Moeller
CORRECTION! Review below is for Long Way Down . . .
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The Poet X by Mrs Moeller
Despite the fact I first thought I didn't get on with the writing style, I found this a very powerful, emotional novel that is hard hitting. Written . . .
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The Poet X by Elizabeth
This book was amazing for many different reasons!!! I really enjoyed reading this book because: It was different from all books you normally read. . . .
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A Skinful of Shadows by Molly
I think a Skinful of shadows was brilliant because of the description and characterisation. I found it hard at times to keep up with the storyline but . . .
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A Skinful of Shadows by Edward
This book is amazing for how it is set and how we got to where we are in this book. It is truly remarkable on the language in it and the character gro . . .
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The House with Chicken Legs by Molly
I expected this book to be awful, but it was actually very good. A quirky, weird idea that works brilliantly. You can really communicate with the cha . . .
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Things A Bright Girl Can Do by Daniella
What a great read this book is! Set in London during the entirety of WW1, we track two stories with three main characters finding themselves in the wo . . .
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The Land of Neverendings by Josh
The land of neverendings was a wonderful read. The book exceeds at balancing the perfect amount of hard dreary reality and the whimsical universe of t . . .
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The Poet X by Josh
The poet X used interesting literature which had pulled me in when I first picked up the book. As the story progresses you really get a chance to see . . .
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The House with Chicken Legs by Caitlyn
It was a really good book when you got to about the 4th chapter but before that it was a bit hard to follow the story. . . .
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The House with Chicken Legs by Maisie
From chapter one of this story I felt captivated and transported right to the house. Like I was sitting there watching Marina how her story unfolded r . . .
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Bone Talk by Maisie
Bone talk is not necessarily one of the books I would take of the shelf and read. But I am really glad I did. this book has all the emotions from happ . . .
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Things A Bright Girl Can Do by Audrey
This was the first book I started reading its really good and the characters feel like they are from that time where the book is set (before the 1st w . . .
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The House with Chicken Legs by Daniella
The magical story based on Slavic fairy tales, this book had me not knowing exactly what was going to happen next. Filled with vocabulary native to th . . .
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The House with Chicken Legs by Mrs Moeller
Oh my goodness, what a rollercoaster of a read! Magic and wonder, adventure, unpredictability, life and death, friendship and loneliness, belonging... . . .
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Bone Talk by Mrs Moeller
Bone Talk has been my first read of this year's shortlist and although I enjoyed it, I haven't been blown away. Set in the very late 19th century, in . . .
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Rose Hill School
Royal Tunbridge Wells,
Kent College
Tunbridge Wells,
St. Gregorys Catholic School
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Bennett Memorial Diocesan School
Which of the books you have read so far would you give a different cover design?

The Poet X
Long Way Down
The House with Chicken Legs
Things a Bright Girl Can Do
The Land of Neverendings
Rebound
Bone Talk
A Skinful of Shadows
 
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Title: The Bunker Diary
Author: Kevin Brooks
Winning Year: 2014

16-year-old Linus Weems has woken up in a low-ceilinged rectangular building, made entirely of whitewashed concrete, with no windows and no doors. The lift is the only way out. But this time when the lift comes, it isn't empty.
 

 

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