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Maynard School Library
Exeter,
Group status: Shortlist available in the library!



Mrs Hourihan (librarian)

Long Way Down by MrsH
I was thinking of this book when I woke up this morning - always the sign of a brilliant book. It was very quick to read and was riveting throughout, . . .
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The House with Chicken Legs by MrsH
I liked this book a lot. It was easy to empathise with Marinka's frustration at having her destiny mapped out for her, and I enjoyed her relationship . . .
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The Poet X by MrsH
I thought this was good but not brilliant, as the ending felt a bit flat to me. I can't say why I thought this without major spoilers though. It was e . . .
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Carpe Diem
Exeter,
Exeter Cathedral School
Do you enjoy reading verse novels?

Yes, a lot
Yes, a bit
No, not much
I hate them
I've never read one
What's a verse novel?
 
Title: Tom's Midnight Garden
Author: Philippa Pearce
Winning Year: 1958

Wonderful book, poignant and surprising. There's a lovely graphic novel available which condenses and illustrates the story brilliantly.
 

 

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