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Moreish Reading Group
Crieff,
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We are a group of enthusiastic readers all set to enjoy reading through the Carnegie short list!

Mrs Mowat, Mrs McNaughton

The House with Chicken Legs by Daisy
This book is about a girl called Marinka who longs to be with the living to have a normal life and for her house with chicken legs to stay in one plac . . .
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Bone Talk by Henry
I thought that Bone Talk was a really good book because of the setting and the story line. I felt it was very easy to follow although taking some turn . . .
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The House with Chicken Legs by Andrew
This was a very good book. It had an engaging start but I thought it died down in the middle but I got more engaged near the end. On the whole this is . . .
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The House with Chicken Legs by Hamish
I thought on the whole it was a good book.It started really well and was engaging but then it started to slow down and get boring.Towards the end it g . . .
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Long Way Down by Ruby
I really enjoyed this book. It was the second book I read for this challenge and out of the two it was my favourite. I really liked the way it was lai . . .
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Bone Talk by Harry R
This book is very exiting. This story is based on a boy named Samkad who is desperate to be a man. . . .
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Long Way Down by Ewan
this book was very confusing and jumps to the past and the future but I can see how some one can enjoy it. I don't think it was for me. The poem style . . .
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Bone Talk by Reuben
Bone talk is an exciting book about the colonisation of the Philippines and about a boy called Samkad who is desperate to receive his manhood and beco . . .
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Long Way Down by Alex
The book was interesting, it gave detail and expression. . . .
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Bone Talk by Ruby
Bone Talk is the first book that I read for the Carnegie reading challenge. I thought it was a very interesting book and not like any other book that . . .
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Bone Talk by Matthew
I thought this book was very good. . . .
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Things A Bright Girl Can Do by Hamish
This book was a very interesting read and I really enjoyed it. I didn't know that much about the suffragettes and this book explained quite a bit for . . .
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Bone Talk by James
This book was great to read because it was a mixture of action and adventure. It was like you were very much transported all the way to the Philippine . . .
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The Poet X by Maisie
I loved the Poet X as it shows how life is like for people that are either differently coloured, a religion like Dominican, even just a girl, or in Xi . . .
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Things A Bright Girl Can Do by Daisy
I think that this book was really touching and has an important message about what the world should be like. There were a few surprising moments in th . . .
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Things A Bright Girl Can Do by Maisie
I think that this book was an interesting read. I loved reading it. Sometimes the change between characters between chapters was slightly confusing bu . . .
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The House with Chicken Legs by Matthew
It was a very nice book with a good plot and the character was nice. . . .
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A Skinful of Shadows by Allan
'A Skinful of Shadows' was an interesting book and had lots of cliff hangers. . . .
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The Poet X by Matthew
I thought this was an interesting book but it contained some weird content. . . .
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Bone Talk by Tylar
I thought this book was really interesting and gave a new perspective on a culture not written about before. Samkad and little Luki will have an adven . . .
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Long Way Down by Charlie
It was quite an interesting book because it leaves a lot to the imagination. I would say you need to stay focused because if you don't then you can lo . . .
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Long Way Down by Matthew
This book is interesting. It is written in a poem style where there are very few words on a page. It is about a boy and his brother gets killed. He wa . . .
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A Skinful of Shadows by Matthew
I thought this book was amazing. It was very detailed about the English civil war. This book is about a young girl with a space inside her for lost so . . .
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Aberuthven Primary
Auchterarder,
 
What has been your favourite Carnegie book so far?

Bone Talk
The House with Chicken Legs
Long Way Down
Things a Bright Girl can Do
The Poet X
A Skinful of Shadows
Rebound
The Land of Neverendings
 
Title: Monsters of Men
Author: Patrick Ness
Winning Year: 2011

The third and final volume in the "Chaos Walking Trilogy" finds three armies marching on New Prentisstown, each intent on destroying the others. Todd and Viola are caught in the middle with no chance of escape or, it seems, of stopping the fighting. But t
 

 
 

Elizabeth Acevedo

Elizabeth Acevedo was born and raised in New York City and her poetry is infused with Dominican bolero and her beloved city’s tough grit. She holds a BA in Performing Arts from The George Washington University and an MFA in Crea . . .