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Tunbridge Wells Grammar School For Boys
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Group status: We are a group of over 50 enthusiastic Shadowers who meet weekly to discuss the books. We are looking forward to getting together with three other local schools to debate which book should win!

Keen to get reading!

Long Way Down by Noah S
Long Way Down explores many current themes and issues through poetry and the memories of the dead. It follows Will who is in mourning from his brother . . .
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The Poet X by Jem
Poet X is about a girl called Xiomara. In this quite deep, emotional book by Elizabeth Acevedo, Xiomara, or the Poet X as she calls herself, goes thro . . .
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The Land of Neverendings by Daniel
I enjoyed ‘the LAND of NEVERENDINGS’ to somewhat an extent, as in my eyes its childish characteristics were charming at times, and sometimes funny, ma . . .
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The Poet X by Charlie Thackray
The Poet X The Poet X is about a fifteen-year-old girl in 10th grade who lives in Harlem (Caribbean) -with her mum, father and twin- experiencing lov . . .
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Rebound by Reuben
Rebound by Kwame Alexander. This book introduced me to the world of books written in verse. Yes, I’d read poems, which I have always enjoyed, but I h . . .
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Bone Talk by Noah
Bone Talk is a very entertaining book based in The Philippines roughly a century ago. Samkad is a young boy who aspires to become a warrior and fight . . .
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The Land of Neverendings by Ethan
The Land of Neverendings is a book that when I saw the front cover looked like a baby's bedtime story but I started reading and I was elated to get in . . .
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Long Way Down by Dylan G
Long way down is a book about boy who is dealing with his brother’s death. Long way down started out being a good read but as the book went on it beca . . .
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The Poet X by Jem
The poet x was a about a girl called Xiomara and in this quite deep emotional book by Elizabeth Acevedo, Xiomara or the Poet x as she calls herself go . . .
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Rebound by Harvey
Rebound is a wonderful poetry book, Creatively written by Kwame Alexander. He captures the tale of Charlie Bell (Chuck as called by his Grandpa) who r . . .
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The Poet X by Archie F
Poet X, After Xiomara, the main character in this superb book, discovers slam poetry as a way to channel her "outlandish" thoughts and feelings abo . . .
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Bone Talk by Miguel M
Bone Talk is a book about a tribe located on a remote island called Bontok in the Phillipines and particularly about a boy called Samkad who's life is . . .
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Rebound by Thomas Russell
I think that REBOUND is an amazing book with lots of plot twists at every turn. Without spoiling too much, Charlie Bell is in a depressed state at the . . .
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Things A Bright Girl Can Do by Tom A
Things A Bright Girl Can Do is very unique book that is a refreshing mix of period drama with suffrage movement and WWI elements as well as proper cha . . .
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The Poet X by nick m
The poet x is a very strange book with an underlying message about it doesnt matter what how or where you were born you can be anything. The poet x is . . .
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The Poet X by Miguel
The Poet X is a compelling book about young girl explores a passion of poetry despite having the pressure of being forced to follow a religion by her . . .
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Rebound by Moiz S
“Rebound” is an action - packed, thrilling roller coaster ride, full of adventure and peril - a five star read. . . .
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The House with Chicken Legs by Moiz S
The “House With Chicken Legs” is an immaculately crafted and exciting tale. Sophie Anderson has been very clever and creative to devise this tale. . . .
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The House with Chicken Legs by Jamie
The House with The Chicken Legs is an enticing book written by Sophie Anderson. It is based on the Slavik Folklore about Baba Yaga however the idea an . . .
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Rebound by Jamie
Rebound is an award winning book by Kwame Alexander, that takes us back to 1988 where we focus in on the life of Charlie Bell, a 12 year old boy who m . . .
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Long Way Down by Tom A
I found Long Way Down quite an underwhelming read as I thought the ending was unsatisfying and the premise being too simple for my liking as I craved . . .
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The Poet X by Tom A
The Poet X is a very enjoyable and compelling read due to its unique story structure and its topic about religion, love, gender shaming, jealously and . . .
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Long Way Down by Zephyr. S
'Long Way Down' is a very deep and emotional journey as a boy named Will Holloman (15) is in a dark situation as his brother, Shawn has just been shot . . .
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Long Way Down by Miguel
Long Way Down is a fascinating book which involves a teenage boy having his older brother Shawn being killed. The rules state that he has to shoot the . . .
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