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Chipping Norton School
Chipping Norton, Oxon
Group status: We are a group of 19 students from Years 7-11. We meet up every Friday lunchtime in the library to share our thoughts about the books and do fun actiivities. We are excited about this year's list of books.

Our happy band of Carnegie Readers!

Thank you to all the students who have decided to participate in shadowing Carnegie this year. Hope you enjoy the books!

chloe (Pringal),Holly(tea pot)

Wed Wabbit by Bookworm123
I like it because it's interesting and there are riddles which you can try to decipher. It's about an older sister feeling that the younger sister get . . .
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Rook by Jack
Brilliant book. I could see myself as Nicky, facing what he faced almost as if the whole story was about me, being accused for a thing that wasn't rea . . .
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Wed Wabbit by Lord Voldemort
Wed wabbit started off with a young girl called Fidge and her little sister, Minnie who has a habit of mispronouncing her Rs. Wed wabbit, however shor . . .
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Beyond the Bright Sea by makeupaname
I really enjoyed reading beyond the bright sea and as I learnt more and more about Pekinese the plot grew more and more. At first it was just a rarely . . .
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Thornhill by Lord Voldemort
Thornhill is both dark and emotional all in one. It follows the story of two girls living in different eras. Both of which are lonely and sad. The end . . .
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The Hate U Give by Lord Voldemort
The hate you give follows the heartbreaking experience of a young girl watching her childhood bestfriend die and being left with a decision of whether . . .
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Rook by Lord Voldemort
The story starts with a rook flying with its friends and family when it is struck down by another bird only to be saved by two boys and their dog. It . . .
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Where the World Ends by Lord Voldemort
This story was one of my personal favourites. Each character had its own specific personality and even though it was based on a true story it had all . . .
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After the Fire by Pringle
After the fire is a very intriguing read. It swaps from before and after the fire happened as they attempt to find out the truth about the cult. As yo . . .
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Wed Wabbit by Pringle
This book was a fun book to read. Although the title would put most people off it was very good after you got through the first couple of chapters. As . . .
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Beyond the Bright Sea by jess
This book was lovely. It was a great story that made you sad yet it wasn't a sadness that made you put the book down. It shows how to fight through di . . .
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Release by jess
I really enjoyed this book. It was a difficult read but a real page turner. It included themes I have never read about and did it very well. This book . . .
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Rook by Jess
I didn't especially like this book because I felt it had two unrelated plots both of which didn't have an ending. Although the book was well written, . . .
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The Hate U Give by makeupaname
The Hate U Give has a very good point on racism and human rights. With Khalil being shot because some said it was because he was black and others say . . .
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Saint Death by makeupaname
Saint Death is a great book the only thing I would say is wrong with it is that it has a very jumpy story line. There was a lot of plot twists to. We . . .
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Rook by sammy
I think that it is a great book which I would recommend it especially for older kids because even though it is one a heart warming subject there is qu . . .
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Release by Charlie
I enjoyed reading it. I thought the storyline was quite developed and for more older readers. Some parts of the story felt like it carried on a bit to . . .
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Henry Box School
Witney, Oxon
Bloxham School
Banbury, Oxfordshire
Wood Green School
Bartholomew School
Eynshem, Oxfordshire
which title is the most intriguing?

Beyond the bright sea
After the fire
The hate u give
Wed Wabbit
Where the world ends
Saint Death
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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


Anthony McGowan

Anthony McGowan has written several young adult novels, including Hellbent, Henry Tumour, which won the Book Trust Teenage Prize in 2006, and The Knife That Killed Me which was adapted into a highly acclaimed f . .