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Reading Cafe Uppingham School
Group status: We're just getting started!
We're an Independent Secondary School with some avid readers. Time is an issue, but we'll do our best to read all 8 books on the Carnegie shortlist and come up with our favourite based on the common theme of 'overcoming adversity'.

Mrs Wray

Uppingham, Rutland
Oakham, Rutland
Oakham Chatterbooks
Which is your favourite of this years' shortlisted books?

Bone Sparrow
Rail Head
Salt to the sea
Sputnik's Guide to Life
Wolf Hollow
The Smell of Other Peopl's Houses
The Stars of Oktober Bend
Title: Tamar
Author: Mal Peet
Winning Year: 2005

This is an enthralling and multi-layered novel that traces the story of two men caught up in secret operations in World War Two. It looks at the negative impact that war has on those involved and on succeeding generations. Guilt and its ramifications lie