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Harris Academy, Chafford Hundred
Chafford Hundred,
Group status: The Page turners book club for 2019 are really excited about the launch of the new shortlisted books and are looking forward to discussing the wide variety books, which is great because we get to voice our ideas.




A Skinful of Shadows by Ella
In my opinion, Makepeace was an interesting character but there wasn't anything extraordinary about her, apart from her gift. I however did like her . . .
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The House with Chicken Legs by Ella
This book wasn't necessarily my favourite, but it did teach an important moral lesson. It showed the importance of the choices we make, and how conseq . . .
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The Poet X by Ella
This book was beautiful, current and original. It dealt with a lot of topics that people are sometimes too afraid to talk about, like the main charac . . .
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Which book will win Carnegie?

The Poet X
Things a Bright Girl can do
Rebound
A Skinful of Shadows
Bone Talk
Long Way Down
The house of Chicken Legs
The Land of Neverendings
 
Title: There is a Tribe of Kids
Illustrator: Lane Smith
Winning Year: 2017

At variants with its title, this is a subtle story of a lonely child searching for a place in the world, somewhere it is possible to belong... The reader accompanies the child on a journey through different habitats, meeting different groups of animals. A
 

 
 

Kwame Alexander

Kwame Alexander is a poet, children's book author, playwright, producer, public speaker, performer, and winner of the Newbery Medal for his novel-in-verse, The Crossover. He conducts creative writing workshops in middle and high sc . .