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The King's School Worcester

Group status: We are a group of 8, Year 9 WRAITH members (writing, reading and imaginative thinking).

The library is our second home...books are a happy place!

Mrs Capell

Beyond the Bright Sea by Mrs Capell
There were many things I enjoyed about this book - a real sense of place, great characters - and lepers, which don't come up often. It wasn't quite t . . .
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After the Fire by Mrs Capell
I loved this book! A very powerful story, carefully told. The progression of the story was completely captivating and I got a real sense of what it . . .
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Release by Mrs Capell
I found this book to be very readable and quite fast paced, but overall not up there with the others on the list I've read so far (Where the world end . . .
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Saint Death by Mrs Capell
I loved this book - it reminded me very much of the film City of God. I really enjoy Marcus Sedgwick's writing and particularly liked the extra weigh . . .
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Wed Wabbit by Mrs Capell
I really enjoyed this book, despite being rather sceptical before starting...It was entertaining whilst also having a much deeper message within. I l . . .
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Rook by Mrs Capell
Short but very sweet. I very much enjoyed the humour and the language made the story really come to life. . . .
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Where the World Ends by Mrs Capell
I loved this book - very sad, but so evocative and I do like books based on true events. I felt I learnt a lot - about birds, rocks and remote island . . .
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The Hive
The Alice Ottley School
Royal Grammar School Worcester
Favourite 2018 Carnegie shortlisted book

The hate u give
Beyond the bright sea
Saint death
After the fire
Wed Wabbit
Where the world ends
Title: Dogger
Illustrator: Shirley Hughes
Winning Year: 1977

Dogger shows the distress the loss of a toy causes a child, as well as the reality of family life. Filled with humour this is a book for young readers to tackle by themselves, as well as a delight to read aloud.