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Westborough High School
Dewsbury, West Yorkshire
Group status: A group of Year 9 students. We are following both the Carnegie and the Greenaway awards. So far we prefer the Carnegie collection, and are finding some of them quite profound and original.

The House with Chicken Legs by Hannah
This book was quite boring at the start but once I began to engage in the story I loved it as it was full of adventure and it was quite thrilling and . . .
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The House with Chicken Legs by Laaibah
I think that this book is full of adventure and excitement. Throughout the whole book I didn't lose interest in reading. The plot of the story took a . . .
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The Poet X by Raheemah
This book is about freedom of speech and wanted to express your feelings. It has a powerful and deep message that reaches the younger audiences who re . . .
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Rebound by Sofia
This book is very relatable for the younger audience as many people may be in the same situation as him and could totally relate. I would 100% recomme . . .
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You're Safe With Me by Khalisah
The books pictures were overall quite cool and appealing to the eye. While I enjoyed this book I feel as though a younger audience might have a proble . . .
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Rebound by Hassaan
It was really good and there was lots of change from the start to the end and was really interesting to know how life can change from one thing to ano . . .
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Rebound by Khalisah
This book was quite gut wrenching, as of Chuck Bells father passing away. Even though it wasn't relatable to me it was quick and easy to read and want . . .
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You're Safe With Me by Hannah
My thoughts on the illustrations of this book were that they were very creative and go with the story very well. My only concern is that the pictures . . .
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Ocean Meets Sky by Alina
This book gracefully portrays that a dream is never too large to accomplish. It tells a great tale, the images keep you watching the page for a long . . .
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The Day War Came by Mariam
The best thing about this book is that the pictures are simplistic but effective. When I started reading this book I felt that even a child could unde . . .
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The Wolf, the Duck and the Mouse by Sofia
The pictures in this book match the story extremely well and is a complete model of storytelling. This book is amazing and has a very deep meaning tha . . .
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Julian is a Mermaid by Raheemah
This book has beautiful illustrations that describes a young boy who loves mermaids and attracts a child's attention by the colourful and bright art. . . .
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Beyond the Fence by Sofia
The pictures are very bright and exciting, attracting a child's attention. The pictures match the story really well and gets across the writers view v . . .
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Rebound by Raheemah
This book has a deep and a real life story and shares the experience of losing a loved one. A well told story that captivates the reader and shows how . . .
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Bone Talk by Amaan
The book was alright, it didn't give much context at the beginning and when I was reading it I got confused and didn't know what the main character wa . . .
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A Skinful of Shadows by Alina
A Skinful of Shadows had the perfect amount of horror and adventure. If you are interested in the past and the history back then, this book would be . . .
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The Poet X by Sofia
This book is good for young teenage girls who feel as though no one listens to them and they're alone. It makes them feel seen and have a voice that n . . .
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The House with Chicken Legs by Mrs Arnold
An unusual story, with lots of plot twists and I could not predict the ending. A nice theme of being different and finding out who your real friends . . .
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St John Fisher Catholic High School, Dewsbury
Dewsbury, West Yorkshire
Ravensthorpe CE (VC) Junior School
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Extraordinary Eastborough
Westborough Reading Group
Dewsbury, West Yorkshire