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Belmont School Community Arts College
Group status: Reading is underway
We're a group of students from Years 8-10. We've chosen our first shortlisted books to start reading over the Easter holidays.

Clayport Chatterboox
Durham City,
St Leonard's Catholic School
What makes a good book?

It grabs your attention from the very first sentence
It makes you feel a wide range of emotions
It makes you question things
It surprises you
You can't put it down
You want to read it again
Title: Skellig
Author: David Almond
Winning Year: 1998

Michael's baby sister is ill. Her condition becomes life-threatening and the family faces the nightmare of an operation to save her life. Michael turns to his new friend Mina and the strange being, Skellig, who has been living beneath the crumbling garag