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Rainham Mark Grammar School
Gillingham,

Rainham Mark Grammar School Library

Mrs Mantle is looking for a group of enthusiastic students to join her Carnegie Medal shadowing group.



The Battle to the Blurb at The Victory Academy
Chatham, Kent
Thomas Aveling School
Rochester, Kent
Fort Pitt Grammar School
Chatham, Kent
Chatterbooks Lordswood library
Chatham, Kent
They say to never judge a book by its cover, but which of the Carnegie shortlist, do you think, has the best cover?

The Poet X
Rebound
The House with Chicken Legs
Bone Talk
A Skinful of Shadows
Things a Bright Girl Can Do
Long Way Down
The Land of Neverendings
 
Title: A Monster Calls
Author: Patrick Ness
Illustrator: Jim Kay
Winning Year: 2012

The monster shows up after midnight. It isn't the one Conor has been expecting; the one from his nightmare; the one he has had nearly every night since his mother started her treatment. But this new monster is ancient, and wild, and it wants something.
 

 
 

Frances Hardinge

Frances Hardinge spent her childhood in a huge old house that inspired her to write strange stories from an early age. She read English at Oxford University, then got a job at a software company..