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Newstead Wood School
Group status: We're working our way through the shortlist...!

Our Carnegie shadowing group of 2016!

We are a group of avid readers. We are particularly excited to take part in the Carnegie shadowing scheme this year and to celebrate its 80th anniversary! Our Year 7 shadowers are currently reading the shortlisted books and we are looking forward to sharing our thoughts with the rest of the group.

Manor Oak Primary School
St Olave's Grammar School
Darrick Wood School
Which shortlisted book are you most excited to read?

Sputnik’s Guide to Life on Earth
The Bone Sparrow
The Smell of Other People’s Houses
The Stars at Oktober Bend
Salt to the Sea
Wolf Hollow
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 ju