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Hatton Carnegie Club

Group status: We are wide awake!
This is our first year shadowing the Carnegie Prize! We are all avid readers who love to escape to new worlds via great books. Whilst waiting for the shadowing season to start, we have been reading novels that have been nominated in the past and have thoroughly enjoyed them! Our group consists of eight members: Jasmine, Serena, Noopur, Louis, Connor, Nyah, Leon and Emmanuella :)

A Skinful of Shadows by Jasmine
A Skinful of Shadows is one of the best books I have ever read. It is a mixture of so many different genres but it runs smoothly and seamlessly. At fi . . .
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Rebound by Jasmine
Rebound by Kwame Alexander is a very entertaining yet heartfelt book. It shows Charlie Bell trying to deal with loss and the anger that he feels from . . .
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Long Way Down by Serena
Long Way Down is a really great book that engages the reader straight away. Jason Reynolds writes the whole book in free verse, making it easier to re . . .
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The Poet X by Noopur
The Poet X was a great book! The use of slam poetry helped the depth and plot of this book. It related to me so much and I think that the characters w . . .
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The House with Chicken Legs by Jasmine
The House With Chicken Legs is an amazing book! It mixes the comfort of younger fairytales with Baba Yaga and the infinite mystery of death. I loved t . . .
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Weavers Academy
Wellingborough, Northamptonshire
Mad Hatters
The Golden Thread
Wellingborough Senior School
Who is your all time favourite character?

Big Joe - Private Peaceful
Gandalf - Lord of the Rings
Starr - The Hate U Give
Snape - Harry Potter
Jake Djones - The History Keepers
Title: One
Author: Sarah Crossan
Winning Year: 2016

Grace and Tippi are conjoined twins. And their lives are about to change. No longer able to afford homeschooling, they must venture into the world - a world of stares, sneers and cruelty. Will they find more than that at school? Can they find real friends


Sophie Anderson

Sophie Anderson grew up in Swansea, studied at Liverpool University, and has worked as a geologist, science teacher and text book author. Sophie was inspired to love stories by her Prussian grandmother who fled her homeland during WW2, losi . .



Weavers Academy

Wrenn Readers

Wellingborough Senior School