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Group status: We are currently reading The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas.
We are now TallisCarnegie2018! We are a group of Year 7 and 8 students, with an equal split of girls and boys.

Beyond the Bright Sea by Madeline
Beyond the Bright Sea was a good book which focused a lot on friendship between the characters as well as a journey to find lost family and also treas . . .
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Beyond the Bright Sea by Matty
I thought this was an awful book- which is rare. It had good characters but that was the only good point. The book was really slow paced and the plot . . .
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Saint Death by Matty
I thought this book was too fast paced to really catch things and the plot was very over-complicated and fast. I also felt that there was no connectio . . .
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After the Fire by Matty
Its an amazing book-really gripping and i couldn't stop reading it once i picked it up. I would definitely recommend this to anyone who enjoys dystopi . . .
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Wed Wabbit by Matty
I think this is a very good book and quite funny but i feel that it was a book for younger readers as my nine year old little sister read it with my d . . .
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Rook by Madeline
I enjoyed reading Rook because what started off as being a very simplistic or even simple story, evolved into a more complex one whilst remaining real . . .
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After the Fire by Madeline
After the Fire is an amazing book with a complex and thoroughly enjoyable plot. I particularly enjoyed the way the book was structured with chapters s . . .
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Rook by Astrid
It wasn't the best of books, it started with a hook, reeling me in, but as I delved deeper into the story, it didn't quite satisfy. The start drew me . . .
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After the Fire by Kate
After the Fire is unputdownable. Simply put, it is a compellingly genius story that draws you in- placing you in the strange world that is reality for . . .
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Beyond the Bright Sea by Abdalla
Beyond the Bright Sea was a interesting book which still made me think of when I turned the last page. The other few books I read didn't disappoint me . . .
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Rook by Abdalla
Rook was a intresting book, as it was building up the scene in your set of opinions which I truly loved it also explained everything thoughtfully. E . . .
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After the Fire by Abdalla
I found this book a very interesting, I loved the book when I just turned over the first page and it also made me think after the last page. And it a . . .
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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


Lissa Evans

Lissa Evans has a background in comedy. Following a medical degree, she changed careers to become a comedy producer for radio and TV; her credits include Father Ted, Room 101 and Have I Got News for You. Her first . .