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Rodborough Readers
Milford, Surrey
Group status: The reading has begun. Several students have already read more than one book. Fabulous!

The Rodborough Readers 2019

We are keen readers from years 7, 8, 9 and 10. Some of us have shadowed the Carnegie Medal before and some of us are very new to the process. We will be taking part in an inter school event in June for the Federation Literature Cup. The event is based on the Carnegie short listed books that the four schools in our federation have been reading. We are all keen to take part.

Mrs Armstrong-Harris

Long Way Down by Mrs Armstrong-Harris
I was sceptical about this one to begin with, mainly due to the subject matter but I was very pleasantly surprised when I read it. Written in free for . . .
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The House with Chicken Legs by Regan
It was ok. It had a good beginning and good ending but the middle did go on a bit, so the book would have been better as a shorter story. . . .
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The Bridewell Readers
Looking at the front cover and reading the blurbs of the shortlisted books, which do you think is a winner?

The House with Chicken Legs
A Skinful of Shadows
Bone Talk
Things a Bright Girl Can Do
The Poet X
The Land of Neverendings
Long Way Down
Title: Salt to the Sea
Author: Ruta Sepetys
Winning Year: 2017

It's early 1945 and a group of people trek across Germany, bound together by their desperation to reach the ship that can take them away from the war-ravaged land. Four young people, each haunted by their own dark secret, narrate their unforgettable stori


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