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Don Valley Pageturners
Group status: We are enjoying the books this year. We have been having weekly sessions in the library exploring the themes and characters and we each have our favourites.

Some of our group

We had a great time at our Finale event hosted by Armthorpe Academy. Students from Danum Academy were also there and we had a great afternoon of activities. Our school cleaned up in the book bingo! It was good to be able to watch the ceremony live and Mrs Hopson was delighted with the winner. We want to take part in Carnegie again next year!

Las Word
Balby Carr School
Town Field Primary
Doncaster, South Yorkshire
Which of the Carnegie shortlist books would make the best movie?

Apple and Rain
More than This
The Middle of Nowhere
Buffalo Soldier
Cuckoo Song
The Fastest Boy in the World
When Mr Dog Bites
Title: A Monster Calls
Author: Patrick Ness
Illustrator: Jim Kay
Winning Year: 2012

The monster shows up after midnight. It isn't the one Conor has been expecting; the one from his nightmare; the one he has had nearly every night since his mother started her treatment. But this new monster is ancient, and wild, and it wants something ju