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The House with Chicken Legs by Libby
There are many events that happen in this book, all individually exciting and shocking. This book doesnít drag on, it gets straight to the point, whic . . .
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The Land of Neverendings by Isla
Imagination came to life, but it wasnít always good for the world. . . .
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Things A Bright Girl Can Do by Bridie
Fairly OK. This books language is enticing, however, the story is depressing, and slightly uninteresting in places. I understand the destination, but . . .
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Things A Bright Girl Can Do by Isla
This book is about the struggles of war, not just for the soldiers, but for the people at home. . . .
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Things A Bright Girl Can Do by Reader 2
This book is realistic and gives the opinions of girls from a low and high class. It describes the dire conditions of the work-less women who need t . . .
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Things A Bright Girl Can Do by Reader
Overall the book was well-written but rather depressing. The book was set between 1912 and 1916. The main focus is of the suffragettes and suffragists . . .
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The House with Chicken Legs by Elizabeth
his book is honestly addictive! It doesnít drag on, the author makes everything so interesting and moving. I would recommend this book 100% . . .
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Long Way Down by Isla
The Book is different and unique. This is probably my favourite book. . . .
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Long Way Down by Oliver
A good story with a slightly confusing ending. . . .
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Long Way Down by Ruadhan
Long Way Down was good, although a bit boring at times. . . .
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Bone Talk by Isla
Bone Talk, has a good storyline. It is interesting, as explores tribes and different traditions . . .
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Bone Talk by Isla
This Book shows how unfair it was when the Americans invaded and claimed the land. . . .
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Bone Talk by Oliver
This is a good book, with wonderful characters and a complex story. . . .
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Bone Talk by Ruadhan
This Book was really interesting. It showed the struggles of the people and how times have changed and presses the issues on human rights. . . .
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The House with Chicken Legs by Bridie
Itís a house, with chicken legs, fun! Some of the scenes were slightly dull and the girls personality was petulant at times. But, overall it was a goo . . .
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The House with Chicken Legs by Katy
A really good book with great characters and a good storyline. I think it is the best Carnegie book. . . .
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The House with Chicken Legs by Alice
This was a good book because there was a great plot and interesting characters. . . .
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A Skinful of Shadows by Isla
A great book, with plenty of twists and thrilling moments. . . .
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A Skinful of Shadows by Oliver
Think it is a good book, with an interesting plot and plenty twists along the way. . . .
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The Poet X by Maisy
Poet X was very moving. . . .
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The Poet X by Hannah
I think that this was a realistic representation of what a teenage girl would feel if she went through that. I also like the layout of the book and . . .
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The Poet X by Thomas
I really enjoyed ĎThe Poet Xí because I Liked the ending . My favourite character is Xiomara because she is an independent woman who tries to go agai . . .
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The House with Chicken Legs by Lily
You can't stop turning the pages! . . .
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A Skinful of Shadows by Lily
Good story. I like the characters. . . .
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The Poet X by Lily
Its a good book and the front and back cover lined up. And I liked how it was written like a poem. . . .
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High Peak , Derbyshire
Harrytown Catholic High School
Stockport,
M.H.S Readers
Book Club (Poynton)
Cheshire,
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Title: Salt to the Sea
Author: Ruta Sepetys
Winning Year: 2017

When the German ship the Wilhelm Gustloff was sunk in port in early 1945 it had over 9000 civilian refugees, including children, on board. Nearly all drowned. It's quite sad actually, but the book is good.
 

 
 

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 . . .