Mar 22

They are here, reading fans! The shortlists for the most prestigious prizes in Children’s Literature.

Carnegie Greenaway 2013

A colleague (see below) has collected the Carnegie Medal shortlist on Pinterest together with a set of videos. Click on the image below:

Carnegie Medal Shortlist 2013

You can see the full list on the official Carnegie Shadowing site. We also have more information about the Carnegie Medal and past winners on this site. The full Carnegie shortlist has been purchased for the Senior School Library and the Kate Greenaway books are being bought for the Junior School Library.

Carnegie 2013 Pinterest by Ruth Clarke, Learning Resource Centre Manager, St Edward’s College, Liverpool.

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Apr 23

For the first time, students at The Dixie Grammar School are joining in the CILIP Carnegie Medal Shadowing Scheme. We have had our first meeting and 14 students from Years 8 and 9 have signed up!

There are 8 books on the shortlist:

  1. Chains by Laurie Halse Anderson
  2. The Graveyard Book by Nail Gaiman
  3. The Vanishing of Katharina Linden by Helen Grant
  4. Rowan the Strange by Julie Hearn
  5. The Ask and the Answer by Patrick Ness
  6. Nation by Terry Pratchett
  7. Fever Crumb by Philip Reeve
  8. Revolver by Marcus Sedgwick

The group will be meeting in the Library on Friday lunchtimes every week – we hope to have a lot of fun and great discussions as we read the books!

If you are a Shadower, then click here to access the official website and post a review.

  1. Click on “Post a Review”
  2. Enter “Dixie” in the search box and you will then be able to select “The Dixie Grammar School”.
  3. Write your review and click on “Send”.
  4. Mrs Robinson will then check your review and enable it to be uploaded to our site.
  5. To read any reviews from our group – have a look at our page on the site.

Have a look at this Prezi for more information:

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