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KRS All Stars

Group status: Raring to Read!

KRS All Stars are a group of reading warriors from King Richard School in Dhekelia.

After the Fire by Sophie
I really liked the story and the way it would switch between the past and present. The characters were really interesting and the plot was very grippi . . .
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The Hate U Give by Donna
I thoroughly enjoyed this novel, despite the fact that it had me in tears on several occasions! Starr, a young black girl from a violent, ghetto, n . . .
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Release by Donna
A very well written coming of age novel. The story follows the perspective of Adam Thorn, a young high school student. A gripping read full of life- . . .
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Wed Wabbit by MrD
Wed Wabbit by Lissa Evans is an entertaining and colourful read, filled to the brim with bright and memorable characters. I particularly enjoyed learn . . .
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Where the World Ends by George
I love how I can reference the real world birds used in this fictional book in the index of the book, as it makes one of my rare dips into fiction hav . . .
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Release by Mr Purdie
I know this book has had mixed reviews but I did enjoy it. To me, it gave an honest, realistic snapshot of life for young people and the daily issues . . .
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Wed Wabbit by Mr Purdie
This book was good fun and I did laugh out loud several times: especially at Elle the Elephant! It was well-written, entertaining and easy to read. A . . .
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After the Fire by Mr Sproson
I throughly enjoyed this book - another one out of my 'comfort zone'. I liked the seamless links between before and after and trying to predict whethe . . .
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The Hate U Give by Mr Sproson
I felt that this was a very powerful book and one that resonated with me as a historian. I was aware of the murder of Emmet Till which seemed to inspi . . .
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Saint Death by Mr Sproson
I found this book very interesting. I knew very little of life in the border towns of Mexico prior to reading this novel. It seems that a spiral of cr . . .
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Beyond the Bright Sea by Mr Sproson
I found this book fascinating and read it in one sitting whilst returning from UK. It had so many themes running through it from, faith, kindness, fea . . .
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Release by Mr Sproson
I enjoyed this novel and found it a real page turner! I liked the was it was written in switching from the difficult day experienced by Adam Thorn and . . .
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Rook by Mr Sproson
My favourite of the shortlisted books so far. It reminded me of a modern day Barry Hines book. I liked the language and it made me laugh out loud and . . .
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Wed Wabbit by Mr Sproson
I liked the book despite the fact it would not be a genre that would usually pique my interest. One of the key features I found interesting was the wa . . .
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After the Fire by Mr Purdie
What most intrigued me about this book was that it was written by a British man but narrated as an American female teenager. It's always interesting w . . .
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Where the World Ends by Mr Purdie
I really enjoyed this book. I learned a lot of the history of St Kilda and the wildlife of the Scottish Islands. I thought it was a very cleverly cons . . .
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Which is your favourite Carnegie entry?

Wed Wabbit
Saint Death
The Hate U Give
After the Fire
Where the World Ends
Beyond the Bright Sea


Angie Thomas

Angie Thomas was born and raised in Jackson, Mississippi. She studied Creative Writing at Belhaven University, where she was one of the only black students – a theme visited in The Hate U Give, her debut novel, which is currentl . . .