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 . . . read full review
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 . . . read full review
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 . . . read full review
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 . . . read full review
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 . . . read full review
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 . . . read full review
A Skinful of Shadows by Aaminah A skinful of shadows is exactly as its name suggests- mysterious, dark and yet beautifully enthralling and intriguing. . . . read full review
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 . . . read full review
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