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Woodroffe 2019
Lyme Regis, Dorset
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Rebound by Megan
'Rebound' offers an original approach to an unoriginal story. The verse form allows Charlie to find his own voice and expression amidst his grief, and . . .
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Bone Talk by Oliver
Overall, this book was pretty enjoyable. I enjoyed reading about the Philippines and the struggles that Samkad goes through. I liked the way we saw th . . .
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Long Way Down by Lucy
I thought that overall this book was a very interesting read. I liked the way it was written in verse form because I think that added some more depth . . .
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Long Way Down by Sophie
I really liked the themes of Long Way Down - about loss and grief and how different communities/ people question revenge. The verse form was unique, I . . .
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A Skinful of Shadows by Alex
A Skinful of Shadows starts differently to how it develops later on in the story, it begins in a heavily Protestant town with highly religious views, . . .
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The Poet X by Ben
This isn't the kind of book I normally read, but I really enjoyed reading this. I was drawn into the way the writer 'painted' with verse - in many way . . .
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The Poet X by Charlotte
This book is mediocre. I enjoyed reading it, but found it a very short read and not challenging at all. It is written in verse, which makes the writin . . .
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Things A Bright Girl Can Do by Lucie
"Things a bright girl can do" is the most realistic representation of the struggles women must have gone through, not only showing the difficulties of . . .
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The Poet X by Sophie
I really liked Poet X, but it followed the formula of every other teen fiction book: a relatable teenage character, family issues, a problem and a rom . . .
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The House with Chicken Legs by OLIVER
I read this book expecting a light hearted childrens novel, and, honestly, this book surpassed my expectations. I thoroughly enjoyed reading this book . . .
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Things A Bright Girl Can Do by Megan
'Things A Bright Girl Can Do' offers a refreshing insight into the lives of three girls on the cusp of adulthood in the early 20th century. The reader . . .
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The House with Chicken Legs by Imogen
I really liked The House With Chicken Legs because it was an interesting spin on the traditional Russian Folk Story, Baba-Yaga. In Russian Folk Lor . . .
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The Poet X by Tilly
The Poet X was a very relatable book. Xiomara was a good voice in the story and, by the end of the book, I felt like I knew her well. I think that thi . . .
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Rebound by Cameron
In my opinion, Rebound was an enticing book that, although it was written in verse format, was still a book that was filled with many moments that sum . . .
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Long Way Down by Alex
I really enjoyed this book, it had a simple idea that was carried out extremely well, the poetry writing style was very effective and used in a way th . . .
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