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Brooke Weston Book Busters
Group status: Our group of eager readers meet during book club on Thursdays at 10.05am and the very eager are welcome to attend after school book club on Tuesdays and Thursdays!

BW Book Busters!

We are a group of students who love reading and we are all looking forward to the BIG EVENT on Friday 14th June! We are hosting a Big Carnegie Event in the Library on Friday 14th June and we will be joined by another 50 students from 5 schools.

Eliza and Lizzie

Things A Bright Girl Can Do by Isabella-Anne
This book is one of the best and has definitely wriggled its way into my heart. The book tells a story of three young girls, all battling for the rig . . .
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Long Way Down by Isabella-Anne
I thoroughly enjoyed this book. It deals with a serious subject which is increasing in this world. I would recommend it to anyone who likes books writ . . .
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Long Way Down by Melissa
This book was amazing, definitely the best book I have read so far. I love the writing style used and I love how it ends on a cliff-hanger. I also lov . . .
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The Poet X by melissa
I loved this book. I thought it was a good book about women and how everyone is equal. I loved how supportive she was towards her twin. I think this b . . .
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Julian is a Mermaid by Lizzie
I like Julian is a Mermaid because it shows a story of a boy wanting to be a mermaid and achieving his dreams, which is also inspiring. . . .
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Bone Talk by Ms McCabe
Historical adventure story set during the US invasion of the Philippines in 1899. Samkad is desperate to grow up and become a man but first he has to . . .
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Rebound by Ms McCabe
A story told in verse about Charlie who is struggling to deal with the death of his father and ends up drifting into trouble. After he is packed off b . . .
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The Land of Neverendings by Ms McCabe
An enchanting tale of magic, friendship and dealing with grief. The main character Emily is dealing with the death of her sister, Holly. When Holly wa . . .
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Beyond the Fence by Melissa
I thought this book was amazing, I loved the story. It made me feel a lot of emotions which is hard to do with such a short story. I would definitely . . .
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The Day War Came by Daisy C
I enjoyed this book as it was based on a true story about children being denied access to the UK as refugees. . . .
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Julian is a Mermaid by Melissa
I really liked the meaning behind the book, to be yourself no matter what happens. The art style made it feel real and like you were in the book with . . .
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The Wolf, the Duck and the Mouse by Melissa
It was really good for only being a short story. I loved how the pictures helped tell the story. I also liked the style of writing in short sentences . . .
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The Lost Words by Dylan
This book was AMAZING! It shows you how everything would look if important things in the natural world weren't there. Then it shows what it should loo . . .
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The Poet X by Isabella-Anne
This was an amazing book that I would recommend to anyone who enjoys a bit of romance and defiance. It contains many surprises and is written in verse . . .
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The House with Chicken Legs by Melissa
I thought this book was spectacular. It is one of my favourite books ever. I loved the twists and turns because they were so unexpected and you never . . .
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Long Way Down by Millie
As part of the Carnegie shadowing scheme, I was recommended by other students to read Long Way Down and I couldn't be more glad that I had listened! I . . .
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The House with Chicken Legs by Elizabeth
I enjoyed this book because it was not like any of the other books I had read before, it was unique and well-written. There were plot twists and momen . . .
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Long Way Down by Dylan
I really liked this book. As you are reading the story, which is told in verse, you can actually feel Will's emotions as if he was a real person. Read . . .
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The Poet X by Mollie
The Poet X is an empowering and inspiring book for any young women who doesn't know how to express herself. The main character - Xiomara - has very st . . .
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The Day War Came by Scarlett
The Day the War Came is a very touching book that I would recommend for everyone to read. The illustrations are simple yet effective and with the text . . .
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Julian is a Mermaid by Dylan
Julian is a Mermaid is a book about a boy who loves Mermaids and wants to be one. Its art is full of colour and detail, and the way it's illustrated m . . .
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The Poet X by Dylan
The Poet X is an amazing book, I couldn't put down. Its style of writing is very unique to anything I have read before as it is written in verse. It f . . .
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The Poet X by Ms McCabe
The Poet X is an empowering story written in verse. The protagonist Xiomara is a teenage girl of Dominican descent, living in a world that favours men . . .
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The House with Chicken Legs by Ms McCabe
The House with Chicken Legs is a beautifully written story with clever use of language and imagery to immerse you in the story. I read this while on h . . .
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Long Way Down by Ms McCabe
Long Way Down is a powerful and relevant story written in free verse about gun violence and gang culture. Most of the story takes place in a lift and . . .
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The Day War Came by Isabelle
I think this book is amazing. I love the way that the illustrator draws the pictures in the book. It shows it in a simplified way and that war can be . . .
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The Poet X by Megan
I really enjoyed this book and loved how it relates to reality and the troubles faced in life. I like the way the book is written in free verse and ho . . .
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KSA Primary
Kettering, Northants
The Havelock Shadows
Latimer Arts College
KSA Secondary
Kettering, Northants
Where do you like to read?

In the bath
In bed
In the car
In the Library
On the sofa
On the beach
On a plane or train
In the garden
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


Elizabeth Acevedo

Elizabeth Acevedo was born and raised in New York City and her poetry is infused with Dominican bolero and her beloved city’s tough grit. She holds a BA in Performing Arts from The George Washington University and an MFA in Crea . . .



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