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Pages of Wisdom

Group status: Here at the Pages of Wisdom we read and review the books for the Carnegie Book Award.We will be trying to update our blog and reviews regularly.

We are the Year 7s of Colchester Academy. Every morning we meet up and discuss the Carnegie books, edit our website and read! We are very passionate about reading and we excel in English. Feel free to explore our page!

Charles Madridano

The Hate U Give by Fabliha
The Hate U Give (THUG): Review The Hate U Give is a deep, meaningful novel about a girl named Starr who learns to live her life that has been separ . . .
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The Hate U Give by Catarina
THUG stands for The Hate U Give. This book has so much tension that I couldn’t put it down and it is also very dramatic. I enjoyed it very much, becau . . .
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Beyond the Bright Sea by Ellie
‘Beyond the Bright Sea’ is a story about an adventurous 12 year old girl called Crow. She was washed up on the shore of one of the Elizabeth’s islands . . .
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Rook by Charles
The book 'Rook' is a very interesting and very enjoyable to read. The story is not that long so it is easy to finish (It ends on page 123). If you don . . .
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Wed Wabbit by Daniel
Wed Wabbit This is the story of a girl called Fidge (an abbreviation of Iphigenia) who must escape from a fantasy world that she is trapped with her . . .
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Beyond the Bright Sea by Charles
“Beyond the Bright” Sea is a fantastic, lovely and interesting book. It surely has a mysterious feel to it, (In my opinion). It was great to read each . . .
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Saint Death by Catarina
Saint Death Saint Death is a book which has some mystery and it is interesting because at the start Faustino, a friend of Artu . . .
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The Hate U Give by Ellie
'THE HATE U GIVE' is a book written by Angie Thomas. The book is about a teenage girl who (at the beginning of the book) experienced something tragic . . .
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The Hate U Give by Skye
The Hate U Give sent me on a rollercoaster of emotions. One minute I was turning the page quicker than you can say ‘book’ and then the next I was abou . . .
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Where the World Ends by Catarina
Where the world ends Where the world ends is about lots of boys going into a cave, every summer, which is surrounded by birds. The . . .
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Beyond the Bright Sea by Josie Smith
Beyond The Bright Sea by Lauren Wolk Beyond The Bright Sea. Where do I start? I was amazed by the style of this book, and the emotional depth of the . . .
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Where the World Ends by Ellie
‘Where the World Ends' is a book about a group of young boys who, every summer, go to an island which is close to their home. At first, I thought this . . .
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Wed Wabbit by Catarina
Wed Wabbit This story is about a girl called Fidge who has a young sister called Minnie but Minnie cannot pronounce the letter “r” this explains th . . .
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Wed Wabbit by Charles
Wed Wabbit is a fantastic book which (in my opinion) can make a reader carry on reading after reading a few pages. This book made me sad when it ende . . .
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Release by Daniel
Release by Patrick Ness is a mature book covering relevant topics to today. It follows the story of Adam Thorn, a homosexual living in a Christian fam . . .
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Beyond the Bright Sea by Daniel
"Beyond the Bright Sea" is a beautiful, heart-warming story about the importance of family. It includes some mystery aspects, and allows the reader to . . .
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Which book did you like the most?

After the Fire
Beyond the Bright Sea
Saint Death
Wed Wabbit
Where the World Ends
Title: A Monster Calls
Author: Patrick Ness
Illustrator: Jim Kay
Winning Year: 2012

The monster shows up after midnight. It isn't the one Conor has been expecting; the one from his nightmare; the one he has had nearly every night since his mother started her treatment. But this new monster is ancient, and wild, and it wants something jus


Angie Thomas

Angie Thomas was born and raised in Jackson, Mississippi. She studied Creative Writing at Belhaven University, where she was one of the only black students – a theme visited in The Hate U Give, her debut novel, which is currentl . . .