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The Warriner School

'Shadowing the Carnegie' Reading group

The Carnegie Book Award is given to what is judged to be the best book published in 2018 for young people. The winner will be announced in June 2019. 

The ‘Shadowing the Carnegie’ Reading Group 

  • meet together  in the Library, time TBC
  • read all 8 books on the shortlist in between meetings.
  • learn how to look at books with a more critical eye: judging characterisation, plot lines, language etc.
  • discover new authors and genres to extend their reading experience.
  • take part in lively discussions and activities, posting reviews on the interactive website.
  • vote for the book they think should win this book award at the end of the 7 weeks.

Have a look at our very own page on the 'Carnegie Shadowing' site to read our reviews and learn more about the books on the shortlist by clicking on the links below.