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Tribes by Catherine MacPhail

This story is about two gangs - the Tribe and the Rebels - and a boy called Kevin who isn't really interested in joining one but eventually undergoes an initiation test to become a member of Tribes. I enjoyed this book because it was action packed and had a gripping storyline.

Recommended by Nick Cole 8S

At the Sign of the Sugared Plum by Mary Hooper

At the Sign of the Sugared Plum tells the story of Hannah who moves to London full of excitement only to find out that the plague is spreading through the city. As more and more people become ill, Hannah and her sister have to decide what to do. I recommend this book to anyone who likes drama.

Recommended by Hannah Ditchum 7S

The Beautiful Game by Narinder Dhami

This book is about a girl called Hannah who has just turned 13. She loves to play football and hang with her friends but there is just one problem - her interfering step-sister, Olivia. What should she do? That's not all; Hannah has a big secret...

Recommended by Lauren Kendall 8P

Love, Aubrey by Suzanne LaFleur

I recommend this story because it has a very good plot. It is about a girl called Aubrey and her mum who goes missing. At first it is fun for her being at home alone eating just bread and cheese but then her grandma arrives to help her. It is a great book and on the front cover it says "she will make you cry, she will make you smile. Aubrey will stay with you forever."

Recommended by Nina Holland-Jones 8P

Invisible City by M.G Harris

This is a book for people who like action stories. It is about a boy whose dad has died looking for a lost Mayan Codex. Josh is now on the trail of the Codex (which predicts the end of the world) and encounters many exciting, unusual situations as well as many dangerous groups of people who are determined to find it first.

Recommended by Ted Heywood 8P

The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas by John Boyne

This is an emotional book about a young boy called Bruno whose father is high up in the command of the German army during World War 2. The book grips your attention from the start and you begin to see the world through Bruno's eyes; I was sucked into it immediately.

Reviewed by Madeline Travers 8F

The Cry of the Icemark by Stuart Hill

Follow the story of Thirrin, Queen of Icemark age 14, defending her kingdom and country from battle by a mighty empire. She encounters strange allies from wolf- folk to vampires who help in her quest. So join them on their adventures to save this magical world. I recommend this to readers who enjoy fantasy and war related books.

Recommended by 7S student

The Silk Sisters Trilogy by Fiona Dunbar

Pink Chameleon, Blue Gene Baby and Gold Tiger-Lily are three books in a series that really fascinated me. It's about two girls, Elsie and Rorie, whose parents go missing and who set off on a journey to find them. I was glued to these stories and give them 10/10!

Reviewed by Daisy Chaplin 8F

Cherry Crush by Cathy Cassidy

This book is about a girl named Cherry who is a compulsive liar. She lives with her father and is slowly discovering things about her mother who died. When her dad meets someone else and decides they should move to the countryside with her and her three daughters there are tears, tantrums, trouble and boys! This book is fantastic!

Reviewed by Louise Farrar 7F

Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte

This book is a classic but it isn't boring! It is about the life of Jane Eyre. It begins when she is a child and is sent away to a boarding school. Abandoned by her family, she longs to find someone to love. Then one day she meets Mr Rochester and everything changes. This is a great story and a really good read!

Recommended by Megan Smith 7O

This book is set in the olden days and I think once you get past the old fashioned language it is really good! Amongst all the happiness in Jane's life there is a deep secret that threatens to destroy it. Yes, it's a classic but it isn't boring!

Recommended by Ella Seaborn 7O

Bumble the Brave Kitten by Samantha Hay

I recommend this book because it is very funny especially when the mice invade the police station! In some parts it is also really sad like when Tizer the kitten isn't very strong and nearly dies. It is very emotional and highly recommended.

Recommended by Emily Sewell 7O

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