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Readers of the Round Table
Group status: Reading our way through this year's shortlist and enjoying the variety.

Mrs S (at the moment)

Whitland Wonders
Milford Haven Shadowers
Milford Haven, Pembrokeshire
Ben's brilliant book bugs
Llanmiloe cp school
Llanteg, Pembrokeshire
Which of this year's Carnegie shortlist has the most effective and enticing cover?

Sputnik's Guide to Life on Earth - Frank Cottrell Boyce
The Bone Sparrow - Zana Fraillon
The Smellof Other People's Houses - Bonnie-Sue Hitchcock
The Stars at Oktober Bend - Glenda Millard
Beck - Mal Peet / Meg Rosoff
Railhead - Philip Reeve
Salt to the Sea - Ruta Sepetys
Wolf Hollow - Lauren Wolk
Title: Junk
Author: Melvin Burgess
Winning Year: 1996

Junk is the most controversial Carnegie winner yet. It unflinchingly tells the story of Tar and Gemma, who run away from home, move to Bristol and meet up with some squatters. It is superbly written, with a subtle character development achieved through a