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The Cosmic Ravensbourne Readers
Group status: We are very excited to be taking part in the Shadowing scheme for the second year! Our line up is largely the same - we have recruited another three members making us a group of seven plus the Librarians, Ms Roberts and Mrs Nolan.

Here we go again plus some new recruits!

We are a group of Year 8 students. We meet every Tuesday during term time in the War Memorial Library to discuss books and eat biscuits. Sometimes there is heated discussion and sometimes we all agree! What we certainly all agree on is that we love reading and that Carnegie takes us out of our reading comfort zone, allowing us to try books we wouldn't normally read.

Oscar Rose

Release by Alfie
I am quite a slow reader and have never been able to find a novel that has gripped me at the first page. However, when I started reading this book, I . . .
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After the Fire by Ms Roberts
What a brilliant book. I loved the Before and After technique, and that it was not just a Before then After sequence. Sometimes the reader got sever . . .
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Wed Wabbit by Avril
I think that Wed Wabbit is a very good book to read and I highly recommend it! Although it is very cleverly written, I think that the front cover and . . .
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Beyond the Bright Sea by Ms Roberts
I enjoyed this book because it was easy to relate to the characters, who were really well drawn. I loved that it was set in a real place, the Elizabe . . .
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Wed Wabbit by Sebastian
So far Wed Wabbit is one of my favorite shortlisted Carnegie books this year. This book jumps straight into the climax, leaving more space for the sto . . .
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Where the World Ends by Sebastian
This book is a magic based fantasy fiction, where a boy called Qiulliam, who is blamed for almost all the problems of the magical land, which puts him . . .
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Saint Death by Sebastian
For me, Saint death is a complex book with challenging vocabulary and a hard-to-follow storyline but as you read further everything starts to come tog . . .
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The Hate U Give by Mrs Nolan
I loved this book - it was a thought-provoking and compelling read. Based on events that provoked the Black Lives Matter campaign in America, it highl . . .
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SI-FI or Fantasy

SI-FI and Fantasy
Title: The Graveyard Book
Author: Neil Gaiman
Winning Year: 2010

Nobody Owens, known to his friends as Bod, would be a completely normal boy if he didn't live in a graveyard, being raised and educated by ghosts. For it is in the land of the living that real danger lurks, a danger that has already killed Bod's family.


Will Hill

Will Hill worked as a bartender, bookseller and in publishing before quitting to write full-time. His first novel, Department 19, the first in a series of five was published in 2011 to widespread acclaim. He lives in London, England