Watford Grammar School for Girls Watford, Hertfordshire Group status: We exist.
2019 Readers & Shadowers
We have fun reading and discussing books, learning new words to use, then making up words anyway!
Bone Talk by Ms Pearse Candy Gourlay's 'Bone Talk' is a profound look on the destruction of indigenous tribal cultures by an industrialised and 'advanced' outside culture. . . . read full review
Things A Bright Girl Can Do by Imaan I think the topic that ‘Things A Bright Girl Can Do’ covers is very thought-provoking because not many authors choose to write about suffragettes in a . . . read full review
The Land of Neverendings by Group Review The Land of Never-Ending is a book best suited to younger years. It is childish & implausible. The plotline was repetitive and did not progress, whils . . . read full review
The Land of Neverendings by Merrie The Land of Neverendings is a thrilling novel set in the genre of Fantasy and Magic, where friendly toys and ordinary humans mingle. The focus of the . . . read full review
Rebound by Group Review We felt that Rebound was motivational and had a unique storyline. The style was innovative, especially the comic book sections, but the build up to th . . . read full review
The Poet X by Ms Pearse Overall, I enjoyed Poet X. It captured well the bursts of emotion portrayed by the feisty character (Xiomara Batista) through the verse structure. I . . . read full review
Title: Salt to the Sea Author: Ruta Sepetys Winning Year: 2017
It's early 1945 and a group of people trek across Germany, bound together by their desperation to reach the ship that can take them away from the war-ravaged land. Four young people, each haunted by their own dark secret, narrate their unforgettable stori