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Things A Bright Girl Can Do by Alice
Reading 'Things A Bright Girl Can Do', was slightly out of my comfort zone as I tend to prefer Dystopian or Young Adult genres. However, I thoroughly . . .
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The Land of Neverendings by Diane Atkins
Emily is going through a very tough time: her sister has died and her best friend appears to be ignoring her. She then discovers a place where the spi . . .
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Rebound by Nelly
This book told a really inspiring story of how grief can affect the way that we think and act. I found the use of verse really engaging as the writer . . .
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Long Way Down by Emily
This book was really engaging,my brother read the first chapter and loved it. The long way down addresses some sensitive issues and gives you an emoti . . .
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Bone Talk by Alex
An extremely enjoyable novel, on the history of the Philippines. The story features a young boy who has begun the journey into becoming a man. However . . .
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Rebound by Rachel
This book had me bouncing off the walls, literally. It was very exciting and full of twists and turns. SPOILER ALERT WEEWOOWEEWOO when Charlie got ar . . .
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Long Way Down by lily
I could not put this book down,quite literally, I finished this book with in half an hour.I was recommended this book by multiple other people at Mcs . . .
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The House with Chicken Legs by R & R & Lilli
We enjoyed reading this book because it was very descriptive and well plotted. We couldn't put the book down once we started. We liked how a character . . .
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Long Way Down by Rachel
This is a very interesting book. I couldn't stop reading it. I like the format of it, as its a easy read because of the verse style. can't wait to re . . .
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A Skinful of Shadows by Lilli
I really enjoyed reading 'A Skinful of Shadows' because it was very well described and well plotted. I went through a phase where I couldn't read the . . .
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The Poet X by Rachel
I thought 'the poet x' was very descriptive, whether for better or for worse (some scenes were very graphic). I also believe that it is very relatable . . .
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Chatterbooks, Monmouth
Whitecross St,
Monmouth Boys Carnegie Shadowing
Haberdashers Monmouth School for Girls
Do you believe that the books written in the new verse narrative writing style has been successful this CLIP Carnegie Awards

2% (1 vote)

13% (7 votes)

7% (4 votes)

32% (18 votes)

Definitely Not
23% (13 votes)

Title: His Dark Materials: Book 1 Northern Lights
Author: Philip Pullman
Winning Year: 1995

When Lyra's friend Roger disappears, she and her daemon, Pantalaimon, are determined to find him. The ensuing quest leads them to the bleak splendour of the North, where armoured bears rule the ice, witch-queens fly through the frozen skies and a team of


Candy Gourlay
Candy Gourlay is of Filipino heritage, and began her career as a journalist for the opposition press during the People Power Revolution before becoming an author. Her debut novel Tall Story won the Crystal Kite Award in 2o11. Her new Young Adult novel Bon



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Caerleon Comprehensive School

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