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DHS Page Turners

Group status: Thoroughly enjoying the short list so far!

The DHS Pageturners are a group of S3 high school pupils that are shadowing The Carnegie Shortlist. The group will have regular meetings and discuss which book should win The Carnegie Award.

St Columba's High School
Reckless Readers
Woodmill High School
Dunfermline, FIFE
which book will win the award?

things a bright girl can do
bone talk
the poet X
the land of neverending
the house with chicken legs
long way down
a skin full of shadows
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


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 . .