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Falinge Reads
Rochdale,
Group status: Lots of reading taking place. We're excited about this years books.



Long Way Down by Keira
This is a wonderful book that carries an insanely powerful message. I liked the way it is written in verse, as this makes it an easy and quick read. I . . .
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The Land of Neverendings by Keira
This is a wonderful book that many children can relate to in the sense of losing a loved one. Besides the topics you can relate to, it is a very actio . . .
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The House with Chicken Legs by Ambreen
I really liked this book because it was very different and I have never read anything like it. This book is about Marinka’s grandmother who is a Yag . . .
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The House with Chicken Legs by Mrs Ashworth
A wonderful tale that takes you on a journey. Captivating and emotive - a book that I found hard to put down. Thoroughly deserving of a shortlist pl . . .
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Long Way Down by Lenny
This book by Jason Reynolds is a great read written in a unique way and makes you think a lot about how the character feels and what he is thinking. T . . .
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Things A Bright Girl Can Do by Ambreen
As soon as I read the blurb for this book I just knew I had to read the book. Things a bright girl can do begins in 1914 and follows the lives of . . .
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A Skinful of Shadows by Aaminah
A skinful of shadows is exactly as its name suggests- mysterious, dark and yet beautifully enthralling and intriguing. . . .
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Bone Talk by Keira
This book is a very interesting read. I like how it is set in the past and focuses on the main characters beliefs about the spirits. The plot is very . . .
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Wardle Academy
Rochdale,
Wardle High School
Rochdale,
 
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