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Appleton Readers
Group status: Our group starts on 1st April. This year we will be joined by Mr Caw, Miss Boote, Ms Murch and Miss Hirst.

Appleton Readers

We have a full group of 25 students this year and we meet in the library each Monday for lunch and book chats. We have students from years 7, 8 and 9 this year and we predict that our debates will be quite lively!

Mrs Parr

The House with Chicken Legs by malaika
I reallly loved the book and how it hada really good storyline.I would recommend it to anybody who loves to read fantasy books.I was surprised to find . . .
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The Land of Neverendings by Lily
This book is my favorite book in Carnegie so far because at first it was really sad because a girl called Emily had a sister called Holly and she died . . .
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The House with Chicken Legs by Megan
I thought The House with Chicken Legs was an okay book it is not my favorite book. I didn't have a favorite part because I liked the whole book. I rea . . .
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Things A Bright Girl Can Do by Megan
I read Things a Bright Girl Can Do and I thought it was amazing because it had such a powerful message that women should be treated like men and that . . .
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Long Way Down by Louisa
Long way down is a really good book.It is also easy read.I didn't have a favourite bit because I liked all of it but I like the bit where the girl get . . .
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Rebound by malaika
I really did not like the book as all the verse.The theme was not really may style as it was only talking about his friends CJ and Skinny. I think thi . . .
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Rebound by malaika
I really did not like the book as all the verses didn't make sense and they sound really boring .Tthe theme was not really my style as it was only tal . . .
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Long Way Down by Malaika
I really loved this book and the ending really bought the book to a cliffhanger and you really want to read more to understand what happened next. . . .
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The Poet X by Riley
I really loved this book. I would recommend it for people who like rappers and poets. . . .
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Bone Talk by Mrs Parr
A period in history that I knew very little about. Rites of passage and growth into adulthood are dealt with brilliantly in this book. I loved the way . . .
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Long Way Down by Mrs Parr
Wonderful coverage of such a current topic. Jason Reynolds covers the options open to young people in a sensitive manner.Do they need to follow the r . . .
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If you could be transported into a shortlisted novel which would it be?

The Land Of Neverendings
A Skinful of Shadows
Bone Talk
Long Way down
The House With Chicken Legs
Things A Bright Girl Can Do
The Poet x
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.


Candy Gourlay

Candy Gourlay is of Filipino heritage, and began her career as a journalist for the opposition press during the People Power Revolution before becoming an author. Her debut novel Tall Story won the Crystal Kite Award in 2011 and wa . .



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