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Tanglin Trust School

Group status: We have one group running this year for students in year 7 and 8.
This is the fifth year that Tanglin Trust School has following the Carnegie Award shadowing. Since the long list was announced, group members have been busy reading all books nominated. We meet fortnightly to discuss and share opinions of the selection. Not all our favourites made the short list but now we are focused on determining who we think should become the ultimate winner.

Who should win the Carnegie Award 2013?

The Weight of Water - Sarah Crossan
A Greyhound of a Girl - Roddy Doyle
Maggot Moon - Sally Gardner
In Darkness - Nick Lake
Wonder - R. J. Palacio
Midwinterblood - Marcus Sedgwick
Code Name Verity - Elizabeth Wein
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