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Flamsteed's Carnegie Umbras
DE5 8NP
Group status: Excited for the winners to be released on 17th of June!

Work in progress!

Hello. We have been doing Carnegie for two years now and enjoy reviewing the interesting books that get chosen for us to read. Our group is led by the very kind Miss Elliot and Miss Derbyshire. We believe Carnegie is a great way to encourage young readers to widen their literacy skills and learn new and useful skills.

Miss Derbyshire

Long Way Down by Grace
As my first book,I read Long Way Down and even though I can't compare it to any of the other books, I believe it is a unique novel. Nothing i've ever . . .
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The House with Chicken Legs by William
I thoroughly enjoyed the House with The Chicken legs due to the excellent folklore in it which helps to entice the viewer as well as making the book a . . .
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The House with Chicken Legs by Miss Derbyshire
I really loved this book! It is a gentle story about the life and troubles of a young lady coming to terms with death and the "after-life". The dynami . . .
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A Skinful of Shadows by Daniel
A very odd book, in a good way. The style of writing is very peculiar, and the time period that the book is based at is a good choice. The medieval so . . .
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RJS Reading Group
Ripley, Derbyshire
Mill Hill
Derbyshire,
Popcorn Unicorn
Which book is going to win?

Bone talk
Poet X
Things a bright girl can do
Rebound
The land of neverendings
Long way down
House with chicken legs
Skinfull of Shadows
 
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