We are reading a set of six books which have been shortlisted to win an award in April. We have six copies of each of the books which we are frantically reading and passing around. The books are all fascinating to read but are all quite different. Some are better than others but we all have our own opinions!!
Which book takes your fancy? Have you read any? Let us know what you think...
These six titles are called:
My name is PK. Pinkerton and before the day is over, i will be dead. My parents were scalped and killed a few days ago on my twelth birthday. I came to this lawless town of Virginia city to escape their fate but now I find myself trapped down the deepest shaft of a silver mine with three desperados hot on my trail. Before they find me, I am going to write this account so you will know what happened and who dunnit.
Shadow by Michael Morpurgo
Never has Aman needed a friend more than when a springer spaniel appears in the mouth of his Afgan cave. The dog becomes a constant companion, a shadow, and that's what Aman decides to call her. But life becomes more dangerous by the moment. Eventually, Aman and Shadow find the courage to leave, but how far can Shadow lead them and in his terrifying new world, is anywhere really safe...?
The Get Rich Quick Club by Rose Impey
This is your lucky day! You have been chosen to join the soon-to-be-world famous Get Rich Quick Club. So step straight into our offices - you'll have to ignore the rat droppings and disgusting smell. Then listen and learn my friends!
The Brilliant World of Tom Gates by L Pichon
I'm Tom Gates. When my teachers don't have their beady eyes on me, I like to draw pictures and think of ways to annoy Delia. My teachers think I'm easily distracted and 'lack focus' which is a bit harsh because right now I am very focused on which biscuit I should eat first.....mmmmm.
Put Out The Light by Terry Deary
It's 1940 and war is under way.
In Sheffield, England a brother and sister set out to solve a mystery, bravely believing that the air-raid signals are only false alarms.
In Dachau, Germany, two boys come up with bold plan to bring an end to the war and help a Polish prisoner escape.
But when the bombs falling on Sheffield become a reality, and the German boys' plan hurls them unwittingly intot he midst of the action, the children's advenures swiftly becime a terrifying fight to survive.