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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!

Jenni

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. . . .
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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 . . .
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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 . . .
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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 . . .
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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 . . .
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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 . . .
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What's your favourite book

Rebound
The Land of Neverendings
Things a Bright Girl Can Do
The House with Chicken Legs
Bone Talk
Poet X
Skinful of Shadows
Long Way Down
 
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