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Chatham & Clarendon Grammar School
Group status: We meet every Thursday lunchtime from 1.50... Several have already read all the titles and our Leader Board is up and running.

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Chatham & Clarendon Grammar School is in Ramsgate, Kent. Come and join the fun! Read the books, do the quizzes, get involved in the group meetings... and enjoy the party at the end.

Mrs Myhill

Wed Wabbit by Mya
I liked this book as it was an adventure, the setting was a book for younger audiences but it mixed that with the real world in the book. It was an in . . .
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Wed Wabbit by Preyanha
I liked this book, it was a book that would appeal to a young audience. The author created an interesting world making it enjoyable. . . .
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The Hate U Give by Anya
This book gives an important message that needs to be told. I immediately found myself horrified at the injustice of what happened to Khalil before ge . . .
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Rook by Asha
Even though i enjoyed the story line and the characters of this book, i felt as though most aspects such as Nicky's expulsion to be quite rushed and t . . .
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Saint Death by Lucy
This book was about a young man who was living in Mexico and his friend who he hadn't seen in almost a year got himself into some trouble. He owed a g . . .
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Beyond the Bright Sea by Lucy
In my opinion, this book was ok however it wasn't a very realistic story. The pace of events was very quick and aren't seen as a normal occurrence in . . .
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Release by Lucy
I very much enjoyed this book. It was about a boy who was gay and had a relationship with a boy who was leaving. It is a grown-up book. I wouldn't rec . . .
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The Hate U Give by Eleanor
I enjoyed reading this book as it built up to a fascinating climax.Star is an inspirational character who fought for her rights and against all odds f . . .
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After the Fire by Sara
I enjoyed reading this book very much, however at the start of the book I began to feel confused. Though when reading further on, it started to make m . . .
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Beyond the Bright Sea by Mya
I liked this book because it's unlike books I've read before. I liked how the story unravels as you read it and I thought the ending tied off the stor . . .
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Release by Freya
At the start of this book when I first read it I was confused by the second text written. I found out later that the writing was in the perspective as . . .
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Where the World Ends by Lucy
I have found this to be one of my favourites so far as there is a very good plot and it doesn't end in a happy way. For starters, Quill found one of h . . .
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Release by Aliyah
This is one of my favourite books as it is a story about a boy who fell for another boy, but it was a one sided love since the guy was using him in a . . .
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Beyond the Bright Sea by Preyanha
I think this is one of my favorite books so far. I liked it because it was a mystery, she didn't know who she was, when she found who her parents were . . .
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Where the World Ends by Anya
I enjoyed it, but I feel like it was slow to get going and I was puzzled by the end. I found it slightly unsatisfying as I didn't know whether to beli . . .
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Saint Death by Asha
Once I had managed to understand the Spanish terms used in the book, I found it to be an incredibly gripping story. It is rare to have a book as hard- . . .
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Rook by Lucy
When I read this book, I found it very interesting however I didnít like it when he was excluded from school and the next second it was deemed as a mi . . .
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Laleham Literati
Dane Court Grammar
The Austin Library Group
Christ Church Critics
Ramsgate, Kent
What makes a good book for you?

Really well-drawn 3-D characters
An exciting and/or well-developed plot
Well-written; good vocabulary
A stand-out cover
Recommendation by friends
Similar to other books I've really enjoyed
By my favourite author
Title: The Borrowers
Author: Mary Norton
Illustrator: Diana Stanley
Winning Year: 1952

Pod, Homily and Arrietty are a family of tiny people who live beneath the floor, behind the grandfather clock in the old rectory. They dread cats and being "seen". They own nothing - everything they have is borrowed from the 'human beans' who don't e


Geraldine McCaughrean

Geraldine McCaughrean is a multi-award-winning children's author. She has now been shortlisted for the CILIP Carnegie Medal eight times, and has won once before with A Pack of Lies in 1988. She has won the Whitbread Children's . . .