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Book Recommendation – Satellite By Nick Lake (Suitable For All Year Groups)

One of the nicest things about being your school librarian is being able to hand-pick new books for you all to read.  I recently came across “Satellite” by Nick Lake, read it and loved it so much that I bought two copies for the library so that two students could enjoy it at the same …

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You Are Awesome Review

Year 8 Literary Canon – Book 1 (year 2) This book is truly amazing. This is my favourite book, the best I have ever read. I am not usually a book person however, I like how this books pages are colourful and I found it very interesting. This book has inspired me and helped me …

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You Are Awesome

Year 8 Literary Canon – Book 1 (year 2) I really like the book You Are Awesome, and it has really inspired me and I am sure can inspire others. It is very good at making you want to take risks and go out of your comfort zone. I really wish I had read this …

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Peter Pan Review

Year 7 Literary Canon – Book 4 From reading Peter Pan, our form has perceived that the film version is completely different to the book. For example; you assume the joyful character we know as Tinker Bell is full of excitement and affection, however, she can be the opposite. This gives us the thought that …

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The Book Thief Review

Year 7 Literary Canon – Book 3 I really liked The Book Thief and I would give it a 4/5 because it was a funny yet really sad book. My favourite character was Liesel because she is a book lover and has inspired me to read more and to enjoy books. I also really liked …

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