The Boy at the Back of the Class by Onjali Q Rauf – Review by Leela (3EC)

The book was about a refugee called Ahmet, who had run away from a war in Syria. Alexa’s friends: Tom, Josie and Michael, together come up with a plan to save Ahmet! 

I liked the plan they made to see someone really special and how they brought shortbread biscuits with them. It also teaches you about how we all need to help refugees like Ahmet. 

I would recommend it to anyone in the world, no matter where you are. This is a book for everyone. 

 

The Frozen Unicorn by Alice Hemming – Review by Annaliese (4ES)

The book was about a girl named Violet and she tries to find a boy called Nicholas on a long, snowy but fabulous journey and get back in time for winter tide.

l liked how the characters act differently and, when you’re at the end of a chapter, it leaves you with a cliffhanger. I would DEFINITELY recommend it to people with a good understanding of nature (to be honest I would recommend it to anyone). 

 

Journey to the River Sea by Eva Ibbotson – Review by Joshua (5EW)

This book is about a girl called Maia, who is invited to a house in the Amazon Rainforest. In the rainforest, she meets a boy called Finn, who is being searched for so he can inherit Westwood, a massive estate in England.

I like the way that you never know what is going to happen, as everything is unexpected and surprising. I would recommend this book to everyone who likes reading, because it makes you really think about what life would be like somewhere else.

 

Bedlam by Derek Landy – Review by Liam (6JW)

This book is about a girl called Valkyrie Cain who befriends a living skeleton called Skulduggery in a magical world. In this book, the villain is called Abyssinia who the skeleton strangely knows… 

With Abyssinia’s deathly plan to rule the world, can Skulduggery save the world with the Chosen One’s brother? With Valkyrie off loose trying to recover her sister’s lost soul, who will be victorious?

I loved this book as it gets straight in the action and every chapter has a cliffhanger which hooks you and pulls you in, never letting you stop. The suspense is a killer.

I would definitely recommend this to anyone who wants some action in their life and needs the true definition of a good book.

 

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