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1066 Schools Book Award
Students are already avidly reading this year’s shortlist. The winner will be announced in March at a presentation evening at Bexhill Academy.
Last year’s winner, Smart by Kim Slater, is still proving a popular read in the libraries. Students can enter competitions such as Get Caught Reading, Designing an alternative book cover and writing reviews of the books.
A review of last year’s winner, Smart
"This is a good book! I liked it a lot. The author did a good job on the names and the plot.
It is sad that Kieran does not have a dad; his nan is in hospital; a man is found in a river and Tony keeps on hitting Kieran’s mum.
It’s funny when Karwanna hits Scarface on the head with a frying pan!
At the end Tony and his son Ryan go to prison. And Kieran gets to live with his mum and nan."
Jessica Year 8