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Minehead Middle School
Minehead, Somerset
Group status: We're raring to go!
Here at Minehead Middle School we have 10 carefully selected eager readers who are shadowing the books this year.As we are a middle school it is Year 8 students who are taking part, as this year's shortlist does include some books more suited to the older reader. We will be meeting regularly to discuss what we have read and enjoyed and will be sharing our thoughts on this site!

The Belletrist's
Minehead, Somerset
West Somerset College
Title: Tamar
Author: Mal Peet
Winning Year: 2005

This is an enthralling and multi-layered novel that traces the story of two men caught up in secret operations in World War Two. It looks at the negative impact that war has on those involved and on succeeding generations. Guilt and its ramifications lie