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Squashed Tomatoes Book Club (The)
Cheshire,
Group status: This week we are reading: The House With Chicken Legs by Sophie Anderson



Read, Discuss, Criticize, Analyze, Laugh, Enthuse, Defend, Debate and SQUASH. Any titles that get a lower than 4 red tomatoes will be squashed tomato rating.

Mr Sheehan

Things A Bright Girl Can Do by Cora
Very interesting with lots of different storylines to follow with lots of perspectives from all the characters. It was historically accurate and I wou . . .
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Things A Bright Girl Can Do by Mr Sheehan
A brilliant insight into the different social clases during the beginning of the last century. I really enjoyed all the different character perspecti . . .
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A Skinful of Shadows by Mrs Jones
Makepeace is a child born to be different. She never fits in, her mother has secrets which set them apart from the puritanical family she lives with. . . .
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Things A Bright Girl Can Do by Mrs Jones
Three young women from different backgrounds fight for the right to vote in pre-war London. They are fighting the same battle but from very different . . .
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A Skinful of Shadows by Izzy
At first it is quite hard to get into but once I got past the first two chapters, It was easier to read as I got a hold of what was happening. I thin . . .
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The Land of Neverendings by Lucian
Great book that discusses child death and loneliness in a bright and fun way that makes you feel good. . . .
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Things A Bright Girl Can Do by Billy
A very well written book with an interesting story about the fight for voting equality. With great characters and storyline. The story focuses on men . . .
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Things A Bright Girl Can Do by Alex
this is a very well written novel that gives a great insight on the women's fight for equality. characters are easy to empathize with, my personal fav . . .
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Things A Bright Girl Can Do by Lucian
An hugely in-depth book! Loved the different perspectives and social classes. May was my favorite character because she has unique view on life. . . .
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The Poet X by Lucian
Great book that discusses child death and loneliness in a bright and fun way that makes you feel good. . . .
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A Skinful of Shadows by
Billy "A very interesting book with a good historical setting" Alex "Deserves to win" Tallulah "Well written, but sometimes hard to follow" I . . .
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Suffragette: The Battle for Equality by Mr Sheehan
I am so very glad that the Kate Greenaway panel decided to include this wonderful book in the short-list. This year has seen a plethora of book title . . .
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Book Club (Poynton)
Cheshire,
 
What character did you empathize with the most in Things a Bright Girl can Do?

Evelyn
May
Nell
Teddy
 
Title: Bog Child
Author: Siobhan Dowd
Winning Year: 2009

Digging for peat in the mountain with his Uncle Tally, Fergus finds something that makes his heart stop. Curled up deep in the bog is the body of the child. And it looks as if she?s been murdered. As Fergus tries to make sense of the troubled world around
 

 
 

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 . .

 

 

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The Wise Owls

Manchester High School for Girls