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Weald of Kent
Tonbridge,
Group status: Poet X is our winner !!!
Our group consists from year 7 all the way to year ten. It is a way to connect with those who are higher or lower than us in the school. It is absolutely amazing in terms of the shortlist and the experiences we can take from it are also as great. Poet X is our favourite Love Lara, Ife and Anne

Lara, Ife and Anne

The Poet X by Lucia
I really enjoyed the plot of this book and the flow of the poems. I think the fact that it was written in verses helped the story develop and let you . . .
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Long Way Down by Maddy
I found this book really intriguing and exciting. The verse format gave it a personal and fast-paced feel and the layout made each part punchy and imp . . .
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The Poet X by Ava
I couldn't turn the pages fast enough! This book was the first verse novel I read out of the three and I absolutely loved it. Although mature themes d . . .
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Hillview Book Club Tonbridge
Rose Hill School
Royal Tunbridge Wells,
Holmewood Shadowers
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
St. Gregorys Catholic School
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
What's your favourite book so far?

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

 
 

Kwame Alexander

Kwame Alexander is a poet, children's book author, playwright, producer, public speaker, performer, and winner of the Newbery Medal for his novel-in-verse, The Crossover. He conducts creative writing workshops in middle and high sc . .