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Woolmer Hill School
Haslemere, Surrey
Group status: Next meeting: May 22 2019

Having fun at the Waverley Federation Schools inter school Carnegie Book quiz.

The Carnegie book group meets once a week to talk, share, have fun, eat cake and practice for the inter school Carnegie competition. Please be inspired by our journey and read the books for yourselves!

Mrs Ewing, Librarian

The Poet X by Maia
This book is amazingly written. A lot of the time books written as poetry have a kind of disconnect from the story, whereas with this book you feel ve . . .
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Bone Talk by Laila
I was swept away by this gripping tale, set in The Philippines at the end of the nineteenth century. This book is skilfully written and provides a fas . . .
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The Land of Neverendings by sky
This book is full of imagination and tells a great story of magic. It also tells you that it does not matter what age you are if you still have a tedd . . .
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The Poet X by Harriet
I absolutely loved The Poet X. At first I thought I wasnít going to enjoy it as it was a huge compilation of slam poetry, however it made me fall in l . . .
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The House with Chicken Legs by Charlotte
I really loved this book because it was so funny and quirky. I loved the fact that the title makes you curious before youíve even read the blurb. I me . . .
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Things A Bright Girl Can Do by Megan
I loved this book, for it was so inspirational and really well written. I found it so interesting to find out how woman gained the vote and what they . . .
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Bone Talk by amelia
I really loved reading about the culture in this book as I thought it was very interesting and so different to anything I had read before.I also loved . . .
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Rebound by sky
This is such a good book filled with emotions, love, sadness and more. My favourite part (spoiler) was when Charlie Bell scored a point and his team w . . .
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The Land of Neverendings by Charlotte
This book started out really well, as I really liked the plot and the fact that it was a journey for Emily to learn to move past the death of her sist . . .
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Rebound by Charlotte
Iím not sure how i feel about this book. At first I was really bored by it because I wasnít motivated to read a poem story as I wasnít really sure if . . .
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The Poet X by Charlotte
I had to pull an all nighter just to finish this book, it was absolutely AMAZING!! It was a really good book about finding your voice and something yo . . .
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The House with Chicken Legs by ethan
I love this book because the story is a bit sad, I feel sorry for Marinka because she has never been able to make friends. I think the book is amazing . . .
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Long Way Down by ethan
I love this book because of the message it says to you.Don't let your feelings get the better of you. I think I will buy it for my Dad because it is t . . .
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Long Way Down by Allie
A long way down is a book that is written in verse. I really love the storyline and it is a book I will recommend 100%. The story is about a young b . . .
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Things A Bright Girl Can Do by Saskia
I think this was a really good book! It included lots of facts about the suffragettes that I didn't know about before. I like how it was told from all . . .
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Things A Bright Girl Can Do by baran
I read this book before the shortlist came out and it was a great book, I kept my fingers crossed for it to be on the shortlist and I was over the moo . . .
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The House with Chicken Legs by Gaby
I loved this book. At first I was a bit sceptical and thought the book would be for little kids because lets face it, it doesn't sound like a book for . . .
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The House with Chicken Legs by Sophia
It is AMAZING!!!!!!!!!!! I loved it.. you must read it. It makes you feel like you are Marinka and it is so heart breaking but it is a really good boo . . .
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Long Way Down by Sebastian
I liked Long Way Down. This book talked about big themes and had a great structure of text. However, in my opinion I don't really like verse books as . . .
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Rebound by Sophia
This book was really good. It is definitely a book to read. I recommend it to sport lovers especially basketball lovers.It is such a good story... . . .
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Long Way Down by Mrs Ewing
This is a story tackling big themes of revenge, peer pressure and grief. It is quick to read and I loved the way it was written.Will the main characte . . .
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The House with Chicken Legs by sky
I love it. This book is so amazing and it is just brilliant. It is so detailed and full of adventure.This book should be recommended to everyone.There . . .
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The House with Chicken Legs by Mrs Ewing
I loved this book! It is a coming of age story based on the traditional tale of Baba Yaga. Marinka has always lived with her grandmother in the House . . .
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The Weydon Wordsmiths
Surrey,
Amesbury Bookbusters
Hindhead,
Frensham Heights
Farnham,
Farnham Heath End School
Farnham, Surrey
Who is your favourite character?

Evelyn from Things a Bright Girl Can Do
Xiomara from The Poet X
Makepeace from A Skinful of Shadows
Samkad from Bonetalk
Charlie from Rebound
Marinka from The House With Chicken Legs
Will from Long Way Down
Emily from The Land of Neverendings
 
Title: Tom's Midnight Garden
Author: Philippa Pearce
Winning Year: 1958

When his brother Peter gets measles, 14-year-old Tom Long is sent to stay with his uncle and aunt in Ely. They live in a first-floor flat in what was once a grand manor house, now run down. One night Tom hears the old grandfather clock in the hallway stri
 

 
 

Sophie Anderson

Sophie Anderson grew up in Swansea, studied at Liverpool University, and has worked as a geologist, science teacher and text book author. Sophie was inspired to love stories by her Prussian grandmother who fled her homeland during WW2, losi . .

 

 

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