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Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Group status: Our two weekly groups are now up and running - we've had a couple of lively meetings and some excellent discussions about the entertaining and thought-provoking books on this year's shortlist.

One of our weekly groups

The Balloon Debate with TWGGS, SKA and TWGSB will be held at TWGGS on Tuesday 18th June - bring on another fantastic morning!


Rebound by Owen
After reading all of the Shortlisted CILIP Carnegie medal books, I found that my absolute favorite book is Rebound by Kwane Alexander. The book doesn' . . .
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Rebound by Harry
I found this book one of the best books I have read as it is intriguing to watch Charlie growing up and getting through his problems with basketball, . . .
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Bone Talk by Jack
This is a great book that gives a whole new perspective of the exploitation of the natives in North America, the very confused description give a feel . . .
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Rebound by Charlie
It was a quick great read about basketball. I like it but i have not finished all the books yet but at the moment this is my favorite. . . .
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The House with Chicken Legs by Brodie
A unique 21`st century take on the traditional Bulgarian/Russian children's story. The otherworldly plot captures the interest of the reader though th . . .
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Things A Bright Girl Can Do by Brodie
The most stereotypical suffragette book ever written. It has a lack of originality and the story line and plot are trying to hard to be different by i . . .
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Rebound by Max
Rebound is a heart warming book about a child who has lost his father and a mother that is both mourning about her husband and angry and stressed beca . . .
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The Poet X by Keir
Poet X is reminiscent of THUG, a previous book in the competition. It has themes of gender equality, religion and racial discrimination, which are ver . . .
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Bennett Memorial Diocesan School
Tunbridge Wells Grammar School For Boys
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
St. Gregorys Catholic School
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Tunbridge Wells Girls Grammar
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Which book has had you hooked the quickest?

Bone Talk
Land of Neverendings
Long Way Down
Poet X
The House With Chicken Legs
Skinful of Shadows
Things a Bright Girl Can Do
Title: Buffalo Soldier
Author: Tanya Landman
Winning Year: 2015

Charley, a young African-American slave from the Deep South, is freed at the end of the American Civil War. When her adopted mother is raped and lynched at the hands of a mob, Charley finds herself alone with no protection. Trapped in a world of injustice


Weald of Kent

Tunbridge Wells Grammar School For Boys

Skinners' Kent Academy Shadowers

Bennett Memorial Diocesan School

Rose Hill School

Judd School