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Monmouth Boys Carnegie Shadowing

Group status: Our 18 readers now have their first shortlisted book to read and review over Easter!
Our group consists of 18 boys across year 8 coming into the library during English period to review, debate and critique each of the 8 shortlisted books. Each boy will assign a mark out of 5 for each book... 5 Hard to imagine a better book 4 Better than most 3 Readable 2 Needs more work 1 How did it get published? ...which will rank the books in order of preference and decide on a winner for 2019. A review folder will be compiled by the group giving their analysis of each shortlisted book for the rest of the school to refer too.



MCS Biccies n' Books
Monmouth,
Chatterbooks, Monmouth
Whitecross St,
Haberdashers Monmouth School for Girls
Monmouth,
 
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Action & adventure
Crime / Mystery
War / Military
Scary / Horror
Sci-Fi & Fantasy
Romance
Classics
Modern day fiction
 
Title: The Graveyard Book
Author: Neil Gaiman
Winning Year: 2010

Nobody Owens, known to his friends as Bod, would be a completely normal boy if he didn't live in a graveyard, being raised and educated by ghosts. For it is in the land of the living that real danger lurks, a danger that has already killed Bod's family.