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The Eagles
Sandhurst, Berkshire
Group status: We are all busily reading the 2018 Shortlist. Another year of incredible reads.

Our readers clutching their Carnegie books

Our group is from Eagle House School in Sandhurst Berkshire. We are all 12 and 13 year olds and we like a variety of authors.

After the Fire by Sophia
This is definitely my favourite book on the list. It's harsh, deep and really makes you think! Will Hill is a spectacular writer who definitely connec . . .
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Release by Edward
Release is by twice Carnegie award winner Patrick Ness and if the judges think that the book is as good as I think it is, Patrick Ness will be a three . . .
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Saint Death by Andrey
I really enjoyed reading the book called "Saint Death" by Marcus Sedgwick because he writes in such a way, that no other author can write. From the ve . . .
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Wed Wabbit by Edward
I think Wed Wabbit is one of my favourite books yet in the shortlist. The way Lissa Evans can create such a funny and brilliant book when the majority . . .
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After the Fire by Josh
After the Fire is a very engaging book from how it explains the memories of Moonbeam's past in a unique way, slowly revealing the secrets of her shock . . .
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Saint Death by Emilie
Saint Death is a fast-paced and enticing book. It approaches a mature subject but still allows teens to read it with ease. It is not difficult to admi . . .
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Where the World Ends by Christian
I really enjoyed Where The World Ends because of the amazing characters that you could relate to very easily.I loved how the writer showed with powerf . . .
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Saint Death by Marina
Saint Death is a very educational book about very powerful and timely thriller about migrants, drug lords and gang warfare set on the US/Mexican borde . . .
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Saint Death by Ying
It was a well written novel with an interesting main character who deals with some big problems. It comes at a chillingly appropriate time when issues . . .
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After the Fire by Tiggy
It was a gripping novel, a real page turner, I couldn't put it down for a second. I loved the way the story weaved between Before and After, how it wa . . .
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Release by Andrey
Release by Patrick Ness is a book full of adventure that grabs your attention as soon as you open the very first page. Ness is chosen for the shortlis . . .
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Saint Death by Billy
I found Saint Death a very good read. I liked how he used Saint Death as the reason behind Arturo's problems/successes. . . .
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Saint Death by Edward
Saint Death is an amazing book. Marcus Sedgwick once again has a book shortlisted and once again he deserves it. The book has a compelling storyline t . . .
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Saint Death by Sophia
I enjoyed Saint Death, it was fast moving and had you on the edge of your seat. I would definitely recommend this to anyone who loves a good story. . . .
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Saint Death by Ellie
Saint Death is an educational and enlightening book about the drug cartels in Mexico as well as illegal immigration. It does take a little time to b . . .
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Sandhurst Shadows
Sandhurst, Berkshire
New Scotland Hill Primary
Little Sandhurst, Berkshire
Sandhurst Shadows
What is your favourite 2018 Carnegie read so far

Beyond the Bright Sea
After the Fire
Where the World Ends
Saint Death
The Hate U Give
Wed Wabbit
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


Will Hill

Will Hill worked as a bartender, bookseller and in publishing before quitting to write full-time. His first novel, Department 19 – the first in a series of five – was published in 2011 to widespread acclaim. He lives in Londo . . .