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Westonbirt School
Tetbury, Gloucestershire
Group status: We're off reading Carnegie books!

Friday lunchtime in the library

We're the "Books@Westonbirt" Reading Club, and we meet every Friday over lunch to share our addiction to fiction. We're all getting stuck into reading the Carnegie short list at the moment, and then next term we will be launching our annual 'Books@Westonbirt' book award!

St.Mary's Primary School Tetbury
Tetbury, Glos
Sir William Romney's School
What's the best thing about your favourite book?

I keep reading it over and over again and it's as comfortable as a pair of old slippers.
It changed the way I see the world.
I just love the characters and want to meet them right now.
It made me laugh a lot.
It made me cry.
Title: Tamar
Author: Mal Peet
Winning Year: 2005

This is an enthralling and multi-layered novel that traces the story of two men caught up in secret operations in World War Two. It looks at the negative impact that war has on those involved and on succeeding generations. Guilt and its ramifications lie