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Long Way Down by Sofia
Long Way Down (by Jason Reynolds) is a free verse story about 15 year old Will, and his attempt at revenge for his brother's death. The book is no . . .
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The House with Chicken Legs by Stephanie
Personally this book didn't amaze me but it was quite well written. Neither did it have much action but it did have some distressing moments that my h . . .
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The House with Chicken Legs by Sofia
After hearing a lot of negative opinions on this book,I really wasn't sure what I would think. I was incredibly shocked. To begin, the story is . . .
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Bone Talk by Amy C
In Bone Talk Samkad can't become a man until he finds his brother as their souls are connected. Once he does the Americans invade. In the end he does . . .
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Bone Talk by Millie
This book was slightly confusing. However it was alright, not the best but definitely not the worst (Chicken Legs however is!). It had a bad middle an . . .
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Things A Bright Girl Can Do by Millie
It was okay. It taught me a lot but it could drag on at times however I did quite enjoy it, I just wish it was shorter. . . .
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A Skinful of Shadows by Amy C
Skinful of Shadows was one of my favourite books once it got to the end. I was not a fan of the first half of the story because I was really confused . . .
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Rebound by Julia
A story of a boy who lost someone special in his life and this changed him. His passion for basketball grew daily, but my passion for this book not so . . .
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Things A Bright Girl Can Do by Sofia
As a first point, the story hooks you from the first few pages. Point of view is shared between three Edwardian women: May, Evelyn and Nell. Sally Nic . . .
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Things A Bright Girl Can Do by Oliver
This was my final Carnegie book and was an extremely underwhelming end to the mostly great short list. I found the book boring and could not bring mys . . .
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The Land of Neverendings by Julia
'The Land Of Neverendings' is a beautiful story of a depressed girl missing her sister. This story made me feel happy and gives you that fuzzy feelin . . .
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Long Way Down by Rosie
This is a wonderful and almost creepy book about a teenage boy following "The Rules". Long Way Down is a heartbreaking story but beautifully worded. I . . .
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The Poet X by Noemi
Beautifully written. I would 100% recommend this book as the author used perfectly ordinary words and threaded them together, creating some really pow . . .
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A Skinful of Shadows by Benjamin
Makepeace is a girl who lived with her mum until one day she goes off into a crowd and as her mother is looking for her, her mother gets accidentally . . .
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A Skinful of Shadows by Madeleine
I enjoyed this book but I thought it was a particularly slow read especially near the beginning. I found that I was often putting the book down and I . . .
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A Skinful of Shadows by Eva
Okay it was very weird at the first but then you get into it and it was really pretty good. It is hard to explain the book. I would say it is not my f . . .
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The Poet X by Phoebe
The Poet X is a book written in verse. It follows the journey of a girl called Xiomara as she makes her way through life. Xiomara is a fifteen year ol . . .
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Bone Talk by Stephanie
Like many of the other books in the Carnegie this book started of very slow but as the plot unravelled and the action kicked in the book began to move . . .
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Rebound by Adam
Rebound was an excellent read. Centered around the summer of a boy struggling to cope with the death of his father, Rebound is book on teenage life fu . . .
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The Land of Neverendings by Rebecca
Overall, I thought this book was quite good despite a sad beginning. I also like the creativity used to create this book. Even though it is quite good . . .
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The House with Chicken Legs by Julia
This is a magical story about a girl who is destined to follow her ancestors ways and I enjoyed seeing how others think we might leave this world. . . .
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Things A Bright Girl Can Do by Benjamin C
This book follows the lives of three young suffragettes, Evelyn, May and Nell who all feel passionately that they are treated unequally because of the . . .
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A Skinful of Shadows by Sofia
A Skinful of Shadows is the story of young Makepeace, a Puritan child born with the ability to communicate with spirits in the civil war between the m . . .
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Rebound by Sofia
Rebound never really grabbed me, even when reading the blurb. I'm not a big fan of sport, so stories on the subject don't usually interest me. But I t . . .
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A Skinful of Shadows by Oliver
The book A Skinful Of Shadows is about a girl called Makepeace who has the ability to be possessed by ghosts. The book follows her journey and what sh . . .
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Bone Talk by Kate
Bone Talk is about a boy called Samkad and his best friend Luki, who live in the Philippines. Samkad is desperate to become a man, a warrior and so is . . .
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A Skinful of Shadows by Evie
I enjoyed this book however I think there's things that could make it a more interesting read. I think that it took too long to finish and the ending . . .
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The House with Chicken Legs by Eva
I think it is not the best book ever because some parts of it were really weird and I wouldn’t read it again. . . .
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Rebound by Phoebe
This book follows the life of a boy called Charlie as he is sent to his grandparents for the summer. This book is told through poems and comic strips. . . .
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Long Way Down by Amy C
Long Way Down is about a boy called William who goes down in a lift and meets people who don't seem to be real on his way to kill the person that he t . . .
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Things A Bright Girl Can Do by Phoebe
This is one of my favourite books. It tells the story of three young women fighting for their vote. It shows how the suffragettes and war impacted all . . .
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The Land of Neverendings by Phoebe
This book follows a girl called Emily and her best friend as well as friends made along the way after the death of her sister, Holly. She meets some i . . .
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The Poet X by Amy C
The Poet X is about a teen called Xiomara who is always having arguments with her mum who is a strict Catholic and doesn't believe that Xiomara should . . .
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The House with Chicken Legs by Phoebe
This book tells the story of a girl named Marinka, who is trying to figure out her way in the world. She lives with her grandmother, who is called Bab . . .
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The House with Chicken Legs by Rosie
I did not particularly enjoy this book. It is about a girl who does not want to take over the family business as she wants to travel. I found the plot . . .
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Rebound by Rosie
I found this book very beautifully written and the plot was truly exquisite. It is about a boy who has recently lost his father and has been sent off . . .
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The Land of Neverendings by Rosie
This book is about a young girl called Emily and her adventures with the residents of a magical land called Smockeroon. I really enjoyed the plot and . . .
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A Skinful of Shadows by Amy B
When reading this book I found it very good and very captivating also a little bit twisting. It took quite a while to get into but was worth the wait . . .
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Bone Talk by Amy B
I found it very interesting and thrilling especially when I found out Samkad couldn't become a man in his village. I also liked the relationship betwe . . .
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Rebound by Taz
Rebound is a great book with a lovely story behind it but I found that I wasn't really able to follow the story all that well and had put the book dow . . .
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The House with Chicken Legs by Amy B
When reading this book I found it very childish and I didn't enjoy reading it at all. I found it took quite long to get into. If recommending this . . .
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The House with Chicken Legs by Taz
The House with Chicken Legs is an amazing but also sad story. The book is about a girl who lives in a house with chicken legs, but two or three times . . .
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Bone Talk by Benjamin C
Bone Talk was a very exciting read as Samkad was dying to become a man although his father's foolish actions led to Samkad not becoming one. I really . . .
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Rebound by Kate
Rebound (by Kwame Alexander) is set in the 1980's and is about comic-obsessed Charlie Bell who sadly lost his Dad after he had a heart attack. The maj . . .
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The House with Chicken Legs by Rhianna
This book is about a young girl who wants to build her own destiny rather than following the one that her grandmother had made for her but while tryin . . .
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Long Way Down by Taz
Jason Reynolds' new novel Long Way Down is focused on a moment of decision. It happens in an elevator — teenaged Will is on his way to take revenge fo . . .
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Long Way Down by Aida
Long Way Down is a story written in verse dealing with topics such as gun violence and the cycle of violence. Will Holloman is a fifteen year old boy . . .
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Things A Bright Girl Can Do by Taz
Things a Bright Girl Can Doi s about marches, in polite drawing rooms and freezing prison cells and the poverty-stricken slums of the East End Three c . . .
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A Skinful of Shadows by Taz
A courageous girl with a mysterious past, defends herself nightly from the ghosts which try to possess her. Then a dreadful event causes her to drop h . . .
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Long Way Down by Shane
The book itself was very interesting and I had fun reading its many poems of a story. It included characters such as Will (main character), Shawn (Wil . . .
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Bone Talk by Taz
Bone Talk is very well written, with descriptions that provide a glimpse into the culture of the mountain tribes at the time. Although I didn't like . . .
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Bone Talk by Rhianna
I liked this book but it's definitely not the most interesting and it's not the type of book I would normally read. I liked this book because I was un . . .
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The House with Chicken Legs by Taz
The book is about a girl Marinka who dreams of a normal life, where her house stays in one place long enough for her to make friends. Her house has ch . . .
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The Poet X by Taz
This book is a series of short poems, creating a 15 year old slam poet's diary. I thought that this book was amazing and I would really recommend it. . . .
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The House with Chicken Legs by Oliver
The House with Chicken Legs is a book about a girl named Marinka. The book follows her life in the titular house with chicken legs. Once every few mon . . .
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The Poet X by Millie
This book is about a girl, Xiomara, who manages to find her voice through writing poems. It tells the story of how she is treated by her very religiou . . .
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A Skinful of Shadows by Millie
This book is about a girl called Makepeace who has a special gift: she is able to rescue ghosts by letting them live in her. When her mother dies she . . .
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The Land of Neverendings by Noemi
While this is an honest book without sugar-coating tragic events, which I massively respect, it’s also a beautiful and often very funny book about ima . . .
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Long Way Down by Noemi
I read the whole book in one sitting. I simply couldn’t put it down without finding out what happened next. Incredibly powerful, beautifully written; . . .
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Bone Talk by Noemi
I quite liked this book in many different ways. It's diverse, very challenging and really made me think. I think it is a great read that strikes away . . .
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The Land of Neverendings by Amy C
The Land Of Neverendings is about the period where Emily mourns her disabled sister and she finds out that the 'Land of Neverendings' or 'Smockeroon' . . .
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Rebound by Amy C
I found Rebound by Kwame Alexander to be quite boring and I often wasn't sure what was going on. The main characters are Charlie, who's name is change . . .
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Rebound by Rebecca
I didn't really enjoy this book. I found it really confusing with the layout as I do not like poetry books. Even though I despised it, I still like th . . .
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The Land of Neverendings by Benjamin C
The Land of Neverendings is a great book that takes you through a journey of imagination and brings you on the story of Emily who has lost her sister . . .
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Rebound by Eva
I think that it was very good and exciting in parts then it got really boring for me but that was my idea. So it is a poem book and I normally I love . . .
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Things A Bright Girl Can Do by Kate
Things A Bright Girl Can Do follows three teenage girls in the 1910's from very different backgrounds. Two of the girls (Nell and Evelyn) are Suffrage . . .
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The Land of Neverendings by Evie
However much I enjoyed this book, I think it was for younger readers and should not have been added into the shortlist. Although I can also say that t . . .
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The Poet X by Stephanie
So far I think this one might be the winner! Amazing story line, really tugged at my heart strings and wonderful descriptions of Xiomara, her friends . . .
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The Land of Neverendings by Stephanie
This book I liked but not as much as some others I've read. Clearly this book was aimed for a younger audience than me, but I still enjoyed the story . . .
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Long Way Down by Eva
I really like this book because I love reading poetry books and this is probably my favourite book so far. Also, it says this really nice sentence at . . .
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Bone Talk by Aaliyah
Bone Talk is about a boy 100 years ago who thinks he know everything about the world. He wants to fight, and he even gets given his own spear or axe t . . .
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The Poet X by Aaliyah
The Poet X is about a girl called Xiomara who loves to write poems. When she gets angry she writes and writes. She finds she has feelings for a boy in . . .
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The House with Chicken Legs by Aaliyah
The House with Chicken Legs is a book about a 12 year old girl who has a house as a friend. This house can play tag and hide and seek but she can't sh . . .
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The House with Chicken Legs by Benjamin C
I really enjoyed this adaptation of the classic Russian folk tale - The House of Baba Yaga- as this book takes the classic folk tale of a horrible old . . .
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A Skinful of Shadows by Stephanie
Although this book starts quite slow, with confusing characters and a plot that seems to be going nowhere, it does end up getting very good towards th . . .
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The Land of Neverendings by Amy B
When I read this book I found it very interesting and fun. When first looking at it I thought this would be a children's book and it would be filled w . . .
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A Skinful of Shadows by Rebecca
I did not like this book at all because the the start of the book started of too slow. Due to this slow start, I found it really hard to finish this b . . .
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The Land of Neverendings by Oliver
The Land of Neverendings is a book about a girl called Emily. Emily's sister Holly was disabled and died in a medical emergency at the beginning of th . . .
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The House with Chicken Legs by Rachel
Although I found that this book seemed more directed at a younger age, I still thoroughly enjoyed this novel. Based around the Russian fairy tale ab . . .
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The Poet X by Benjamin C
I thought The Poet X was a great book as it showed the struggles of life for a teenage girl growing up in a strict Dominican Catholic background. It a . . .
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Bone Talk by Madeleine B
Samkad is a boy from a remote Filipino "headhunter" tribe called Bontok in the highlands of the Philippines, back in around 1899. When the story start . . .
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Long Way Down by Rachel
I have a growing love for free-verse books, as they delve straight into the story line, no tangents, no chance to go off topic. It makes for an extrem . . .
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The House with Chicken Legs by Evie
This was an interesting book to read compared to the rest of the shortlist of books this year. The House with Chicken Legs presents what it is like lo . . .
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Things A Bright Girl Can Do by Rachel
Set in a time of injustice and warfare, Things A Bright Girl Can Do enlightens you in the struggles the Suffragettes faced whilst fighting for their f . . .
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The Poet X by Kate
The Poet X follows a teenage girl called Xiomara from the Dominican Republic who is living in America, who loves writing spoken word poetry. Xiomara i . . .
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Rebound by Evie
Rebound is another book written in free- verse. I first thought that I would enjoy this book as much as I enjoyed Long Way Down or The Poet X, however . . .
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The Poet X by Eva
Xiomara, a fierce teenage girl of Dominican heritage, is starting to notice boys, but her strict Catholic parents have decided that there will be abso . . .
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Rebound by Rachel
Rebounding from the loss of a loved one can be difficult, so when Charlie Bell's world is turned upside down, he struggles to cope. Sent to his grand . . .
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The Land of Neverendings by Rachel
This book, although based around a younger theme, is heartwarming and it certainly makes your childhood dreams come true. Smockeroon is a place where . . .
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A Skinful of Shadows by Noemi
“A Skinful of Shadows” is set just prior to the English civil war in the 1650’s era and is set quite cleverly in the eyes of Makepeace, along with the . . .
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Things A Bright Girl Can Do by Evie
I adore this book! The story is based on women in 1914 and how they tried to gain the vote. It also takes place during the war, which continues to mak . . .
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The House with Chicken Legs by Noemi
‘The House With Chicken Legs’ follows the story of Marinka. Each night she watches as her grandmother Baba guides the dead through the gate to the oth . . .
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A Skinful of Shadows by Madeleine B
Makepeace, the protagonist of this book, faces a mystery around her birth, and is surrounded by a web of lies. The central themes of A Skinful of Sh . . .
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Rebound by Aida
Rebound is a story set in 1988 about twelve-year-old named Charlie Bell who is grief-stricken due to the recent loss of his father. It follows his red . . .
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A Skinful of Shadows by Jess
A Skinful of Shadows is about a girl called Makepeace, who lives with her mother near London, under King Charles 1’s rule. Throughout her childhood, M . . .
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The Land of Neverendings by Madeleine
The Land of Neverendings is a book about a girl called Emily who is trying to cope with the grief of losing her older sister Holly. One day Emily star . . .
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The Poet X by Julia
A beautiful story of a girl hiding her feeling in a book. X goes through a rollercoaster of emotions, struggling to show her feelings. . . .
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Bone Talk by Eva
When the story starts, Samkad is most worried about receiving the Cut(something similar to circumcision that happens to the boys in their tenth year o . . .
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Rebound by Amy B
When reading this book I found it very interesting and profound. I liked this book because it tells the story of a boy who has a dream and that he nev . . .
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Long Way Down by Amy B
When reading this book I found it a little bit confusing but as I went through it I understood the plot to it the extent that I liked it. The part I l . . .
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The Poet X by Rachel
Xiomara has never shown anyone her poems and would never dream of doing so, until now. The Poet X follows the life of a teenager, who deals with life . . .
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Long Way Down by Benjamin C
I thought it was good how the author used the literary device of using Will's journey down in the elevator as, not only a physical journey, but also a . . .
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Bone Talk by Oliver
Bone Talk follows the story of Samkad. Samkad is a boy in the Philippines 100 years ago who is about to receive the cut (circumcision) so he can becom . . .
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Long Way Down by Rebecca
I liked this book because of the way it is set out. The book is perfect for starter readers or at the start of a book marathon. The author has used po . . .
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Things A Bright Girl Can Do by Jess
Things a Bright Girl Can Do is about three teenage girls, Evelyn, May and Nell, who live around London in 1914. They don’t know each other, but they s . . .
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The House with Chicken Legs by Kate
The House With Chicken Legs is a about a girl called Marinka, whose house has chicken legs and is told her destiny is to guide the dead. She hopes for . . .
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A Skinful of Shadows by Aaliyah
A Skinful of Shadows is a long novel about a girl who is attracted to ghosts. In this book it was hard to bond with the characters, but it was fun as . . .
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Rebound by Aaliyah
Rebound is a very long poem, he plays a lot of basketball but he did not like it before. The main characters were Sam, Mum and Dad. The thing I didn't . . .
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The Poet X by Jess
The Poet X is about a girl called Xiomara, who lives in Harlem with her very religious family, who hail from the Dominican Republic. She feels lost in . . .
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Things A Bright Girl Can Do by Amy C
I really enjoyed this book especially because of the ways that Nicholls has skilfully included real historical events like the suffragette movement an . . .
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The House with Chicken Legs by Madeleine
The House with Chicken Legs is about a young girl called Marinka who is destined to become the next Guardian after her Grandmother but Marinka wants t . . .
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The Land of Neverendings by Jess
The Land of Neverendings is about a girl named Emily, who is mourning the loss of her sister, Holly. In her grief, she is remembering the stories she . . .
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Things A Bright Girl Can Do by Jacqueline
I enjoyed this book. For it kept me captivated and entertained as well as teaching me many things about the Suffragettes and WW1 that I'd had no idea . . .
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Long Way Down by Kate
Long Way Down tackles the problem of gun crime in America. It follows a young boy called Will, whose life has been haunted by gun crime, who wants to . . .
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Things A Bright Girl Can Do by Stephanie
This book is incredible! Reading let my imagination play a film of what was happening to the characters. They were also believable, admirable, lovable . . .
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Rebound by Stephanie
I really enjoyed reading this book. Like The Long Way Down, this book is written in a way that really helps me read and not get muddled. I think the c . . .
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The Land of Neverendings by Millie
This book takes you on the journey of Emily, our main protagonist, learning to accept the loss of her sister and being able to cope and realise that s . . .
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Bone Talk by Rachel
Bone Talk follows the adventures a boy called Samkad, who is determined to 'become a man'. In his indigenous village in the Phillipino mountains, 'bec . . .
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A Skinful of Shadows by Rachel
A Skinful of Shadows follows the mysterious life of a girl called Makepeace. Having lived in a Puritan village all her life, she is unsuspecting to th . . .
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The Poet X by Sofia
The Poet X was certainly a wonderful opening to the Carnegie challenge for me. Elizabeth Acevedo's style of writing is both addictive and deeply be . . .
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The Poet X by Adam
The Poet X is a work of art written in a poetic form. The book showed me the way a young girl feels during a complicating time in her life. Some momen . . .
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Bone Talk by Adam
Bone Talk was fascinating. A rare piece of treasure that delves into cultural differences from the position of a young boy living among the people of . . .
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The Poet X by Jacqueline
At first I was reluctant to read this book for I was afraid that it was just going to be a classic teenage drama of first love, but when I started it . . .
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Long Way Down by Millie
Long Way Down is about a boy called Will who's just lost his brother Shawn. He decides to follow the rules and takes Shawn's gun and gets in the eleva . . .
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The Land of Neverendings by Jacqueline
This book is all about imagination and it certainly activated mine. For a book about make-believe it was surprisingly realistic, the characters all se . . .
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The Poet X by Evie
This book exceeded my expectations of how a free verse book is written. I was expecting to find myself find the story line too vague and not enjoy the . . .
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Rebound by Benjamin C
I thought the book was very good as the main character, Charlie Bell, had to experience his father's death and the book was about the consequences. He . . .
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Rebound by Noemi
Rebound is about a 12-year-old boy called Charlie Bell. It is set in 1988, when Charlie is going through some tough times. Charlie is a normal kid unt . . .
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The House with Chicken Legs by Amy C
This story is about a girl called Marinka who lives in a house with chicken legs with her grandma Baba Yaya. Yagas are people who guide the dead. Mari . . .
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Bone Talk by Evie
I struggled at first to get to grips with the book. I enjoyed the general story line and how the book is constructed, however the fact that the book i . . .
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Things A Bright Girl Can Do by Rebecca
I really enjoyed this book as it involved a lot historical references to true events such as the Great War. The author has used powerful emotive langu . . .
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Rebound by Jacqueline
I loved Rebound as a novel. I found that it being written in verse captured my attention and helped me absorb the story. I also loved how the verse wa . . .
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The Land of Neverendings by Eva
The Land of Neverendings is very funny in part and is a rip-roaring adventure. But it also gives an honest portrayal of grief fit for young readers. I . . .
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Bone Talk by Jacqueline
Bone Talk introduced me to a new culture and opened up my eyes to a way of life that people still live today and that I'd never really thought about. . . .
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The House with Chicken Legs by Jess
The House with Chicken Legs is about a girl named Marinka, who lives with her grandmother in a house that has chicken legs, and moves without warning. . . .
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Rebound by Jess
Set in America in 1988, Rebound is about a boy called Charlie. His Dad has died, and Charlie is struggling with his grief, as well as his relationship . . .
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Rebound by Millie
I really enjoyed this book despite finding it an easy read. I liked it being written in verse as oppose to prose as it made it shorter and quicker to . . .
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The Poet X by Amy B
The Poet X is very different to any of the books I have read so far in the shortlist as it is styled in a poem format to signify the poems that Xiomar . . .
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A Skinful of Shadows by Jacqueline
I found this book to be an inspired and fascinating story. Though it started off a bit slow it soon picked up pace and became extremely intriguing and . . .
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The Poet X by Oliver
The Poet X is about a girl named Xiomara. She is raised in a strict catholic household with her Mother, Father and twin brother who she only refers to . . .
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Long Way Down by Julia
'Long Way Down' is a book full of mystery. It's sad, yet it has a good story-line. It's full of mysteries and plot twists. It's scary at times, but so . . .
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The House with Chicken Legs by Millie
This book was about a girl called Marinka who lives with her Grandma. She relies on her house with chicken legs to keep her alive and is destined to b . . .
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Bone Talk by Jess
Bone Talk is about a boy named Samkad who lives with his tribe, the Bontok, in the Philippines in the early 1900’s. He is desperate to become a man so . . .
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Long Way Down by Stephanie
As I am dyslexic I often find it hard reading long texts in one go. So the way the text is spaced on each page, and the amount on each page, really he . . .
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The House with Chicken Legs by Rebecca
I really enjoyed reading this book as there was lots of very detailed description. I also liked it because the story is written in the first person bu . . .
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Things A Bright Girl Can Do by Noemi
I really like Things a Bright Girl Can Do because it is dramatic but a bit too old-fashioned for my taste. I recommend this book to people who like hi . . .
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Things A Bright Girl Can Do by Amy B
When I first started reading Things a Bright Girl Can Do I thought I wouldn't like it as it was slow to get into. Once you read a couple of chapters i . . .
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Rebound by Oliver
This book follows the story of Charlie Bell. The book begins in 1988 in Charlie's hometown shortly after his father died. His friend Skinny and Skinny . . .
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The Land of Neverendings by Kate
The Land of Neverendings is a brilliant book. With just the right balance of sadness, humour and silliness, it is the sort of book which makes you cry . . .
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Long Way Down by Logan
I think that this book is interesting. It was easy to read and the way it set out kept my interest much longer than a normal layout would. It didn't t . . .
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Long Way Down by Aaliyah S
My book is called "Long Way Down", in the beginning, the main character called William was trying to find out who killed his brother Shawn. This h . . .
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Long Way Down by Jacqueline
This an incredible story that deals with tough issues that affect many kids in today's world. It holds you in a vice-like grip from the start and how . . .
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Rebound by Madeleine
I loved this book! Again, I think that it was clever writing the book through poems and I particularly liked that in some parts of the book there were . . .
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Long Way Down by Madeleine
I loved the style that the book was written in and telling the story through sets of poems is very different to the format of books I normally read. I . . .
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Long Way Down by Jess
Long Way Down is about a boy named Will, living in a poor urban area of America. His otherwise normal day is destroyed when he witnesses his older bro . . .
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Things A Bright Girl Can Do by Eva
I really like this book because it is about votes for women and normally books are never about votes for women. Also, Evely is the main character and . . .
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The House with Chicken Legs by Jacqueline
A charming twist of an old folktale, I found The House with Chicken Legs an easy read (though that may be because I'm a little old for it) but no less . . .
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Long Way Down by Evie
As this book is written in free verse, it was quite a quick read. Having the entire book written like this meant that I wanted to keep reading and it . . .
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Long Way Down by Oliver
This Book was very good. It tells the story of a fifteen year old boy named William Holloman whose brother is shot and killed. He then decides to get . . .
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Which Carnegie book cover is your favourite?

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

 
 

Elizabeth Acevedo

Elizabeth Acevedo was born and raised in New York City and her poetry is infused with Dominican bolero and her beloved city’s tough grit. She holds a BA in Performing Arts from The George Washington University and an MFA in Crea . . .