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White Hills Park Trust
Nottingham,
Group status: We are well in to our stride now. Seven of the twenty have read all six books and another five are on their last one.

With some of our Easter reading ...

This year we have again combined the groups from the two schools in our Trust so we have twenty readers in total from Alderman White School and Bramcote College. They are all from years 8 and 9. It's great that once again we have former Carnegie-ers in KS4 and the Sixth form reading some of the books so they can join us on Staff Night.

Rebound by Jacob
I think that Rebound was a really great read and was in fact the first book I read. It was a bit of an odd one at first because I was not used to the . . .
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The House with Chicken Legs by Matthew H
The House With Chicken Legs was a very different book compared to some I’ve usually read. The storyline was very surprising and it had a quite an inte . . .
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The Land of Neverendings by Jessica
I really enjoyed this story, more than I thought I would. I found it quite emotional at some points and felt for all the characters. As I read on I fe . . .
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A Skinful of Shadows by Rhianna J
Skinful of Shadows was an interesting read. I thought that the plot of the book was very unique and the time period that it was written from was very . . .
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Rebound by Danny
Rebound is a truly intriguing read. I took to it as soon as I started reading around the first 80 pages (doesn’t take long to get there) and instantly . . .
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A Skinful of Shadows by Lilliemae
A Skinful of Shadows is disconcerting ghost story about two siblings that are caught up in their ambitions to fill them with the ghosts of their ancie . . .
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Long Way Down by Leo
Long Way Down is about a boy named Will who has recently lost his brother. His brother, named Shawn, was shot in a gang related incident. In the book, . . .
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Things A Bright Girl Can Do by Rhianna SN
It took me a while to understand what was happening but after that, I really enjoyed it. Even though he isn’t a main character, Teddy was my favourite . . .
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The Poet X by Callum
This book had two main concepts running throughout: a family side that allowed X to rebel and too change herself in accordance to the story's main plo . . .
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Things A Bright Girl Can Do by Jessica
‘Things a Bright Girl Can Do’ felt very slow and nothing much was happening for the start of the book, but after a bit it started to pick up and that’ . . .
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Things A Bright Girl Can Do by Jack
Things A Bright Girl Can Do, centres around the Suffragettes, Suffragists and their fight for the vote. The story is set around three girls who all ha . . .
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Things A Bright Girl Can Do by Naomi
I really enjoyed the idea behind Things a Bright Girl Can Do as I don’t often read books with historical aspects. Teddy was my favourite character as . . .
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The Land of Neverendings by Emma
I enjoyed this book as it was emotional. Letting go of people is always hard but in the book it was placed in a very silly setting. My favourite p . . .
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Bone Talk by Ansgar
I enjoyed this story most so far because it is about a boy who wants to be circumcised to become a man, the boy is about to have the cut when a snake . . .
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Long Way Down by Milly
Long way down was the first book I picked because the cover really interested me, and the blurb also caught my attention. I liked how each page was wr . . .
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Rebound by Matt H
I really enjoyed the story and layout as the the comic sections really add the story dynamic and structure. The fact that it was a poem book added to . . .
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The Poet X by Molly
I really enjoyed the moral and the message of this story. I think the relationship between the Xiomara and her family and friends was very interesting . . .
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The Poet X by Rhianna J
I really enjoyed The Poet X. I thought that the morals in the book were very good and the way that these morals were executed were very unique. The fa . . .
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The Poet X by Kelsey
In my opinion Poet X was a great book because it was set as if it was real. It made me think are parents that strict? I thought that Xiomara’s way of . . .
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Rebound by Callum
Rebound has lasted in my memory for some time. Its art caught my attention especially- though the poetic form was a welcome change to other novels tha . . .
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Bone Talk by Jack
Bone Talk was my, personal, favourite out of all of the shortlisted books this year. The contrast between the cultures and differences in everyday lif . . .
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The Poet X by Tiana
My opinion on the Poet X is that it was a very moving book. It was real, heart-warming and dramatic. The plot line was something that generally a lot . . .
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Rebound by Rhianna SN
I really enjoyed reading Rebound, it was well written and had great characters. I particularly liked Charlie’s grandfather because he was well develop . . .
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A Skinful of Shadows by Milly
Overall, I think the concept of the book was very interesting and I found myself enjoying it more and more as I read on. The fact that she had Bear an . . .
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The Poet X by Shana
My opinion on Poet X is that it was very heart warming, touching, and emotional. The book was amazing, full of poems and using text structures to show . . .
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The House with Chicken Legs by Danny
The House with Chicken Legs, is a heart-warming tale about finding your place. This story is full of mysteries, shocks and tears. It was an honour to . . .
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Rebound by Matt H
I really enjoyed the story and layout as the the comic sections really add the story dynamic and structure. The fact that it was a poem book added to . . .
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GSA Reads
Nottingham,
Bramcote Hills Sport & Community College
Nottingham,
George Spencer Academy
Nottingham,
George Spencer School
Nottingham,
Which book are you most looking forward to reading?

Bone Talk
The House with Chicken Legs
Things a Bright Girl Can do
Long Way Down
The Land of Neverendings
The Poet X
A Skinful of Shadows
Rebound
 
Title: Just in Case
Author: Meg Rosoff
Winning Year: 2007

We loved this book and this was about the only year when the whole group was happy with the winner!
 

 
 

Sophie Anderson
We have put Sophie on our group page because we have a Sophie Anderson teaching at our school!