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Group status: Having a great time reading the Carnegie books and critiquing the Greenaway books!

We are the NDAllstars from North Durham Academy. A group of Year 10 students are our Carnegie Allstars. Our Literacy intervention groups from Year 7 make up our Greenaway Allstars, critiquing the illustrations, describing the artwork using high level vocabulary by using a thesaurus to help create a vivid interpretation of the pictures.

Mrs. Jackson

Stanley library
Stanley, Co Durham
North Durham Academy
Stanley, Co. Durham
South Moor Library
St Joseph's Bookworm
Co Durham ,
Has being part of the schemes changed your reading habits?

No, I still read the same type of books.
Yes, I have tried new genres of fiction.
Yes, I now read a lot more!
No, I still hate reading.
I'm not afraid to tackle more complex vocabulary now.
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 ju