This Week I am Reading… 7N Share the Books They are Enjoying
Wednesday 3 March 2021
In preparation for the pupils’ return to school on Monday, teachers and support staff are busy preparing our learning spaces so that everyone can fully enjoy our exceptional campus. It will be particularly wonderful to have the Library back in action soon, and for the students to be able to access its literary treats.
Following on from the contributions of 7H in last week’s newsletter, this week 7N’s enthusiastic readers share the books they are currently enjoying.
House of Secrets - Chris Columbus and Ned Vizzini
There are three books in this series and it keeps getting more dangerous and thrilling. There are three kids, Cordelia, Brendan and Eleanor, and they end up inside books fighting for their lives and battling the Wind Witch whilst trying to find a way home to their parents.
Devenor Kristoph wrote the books but never meant for the world to cause this much trouble. He is a mysterious man with a mysterious house, filled with passages that lead to hidden chambers, treasure and skeletons that come alive!
You will meet other characters along the way and when they leave you it’s like you're losing a close friend. The story feels so real it’s like you're there with them. I was swimming in the adventures of this book and I loved the plot and what happened. What will happen to the Walker kids?
By Rose-Ellen 7N
Let the Circle be Unbroken - Mildred D. Taylor
This is the sequel to Roll of Thunder: Hear My Cry. The author is Mildred D. Taylor. This book is about the same young girl Cassie and her family from book one. We discover more about life in Mississippi and how life really was for black people, back then. The main character knows that she’s not a little kid anymore and that there are many things to be afraid of in life. There is a new encounter with their uncle and they learn about how the black people and the white people mix.
I’m only half way through but I have learned so much! I feel like racism and black discrimination has changed over the past 50 years. We're getting better and it’s very interesting to see what it was like for black people back then.
By Lara 7N
Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone - J.K. Rowling
This week I am reading Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone. I have read this series before and it is one of my favourite books. It is about a boy called Harry Potter. He lives in what is called ‘the muggle world’. He knows very little about himself and discovers in the story about his early childhood and his parents, who he never knew. This book is full of fun adventures and is a fun, light read and is very interesting. I would definitely recommend it!
By Aisling 7N
Pages and Co - Tilly and the Book Wanderers - Anna James
Tilly is an adventurous little girl who loves reading and excitement. One day, she starts to see characters come out of old books that her mother Bea owned before she disappeared. Soon, she can start jumping into books such as Alice and Wonderland and Anne of Green Gables as she goes on crazy adventures with them and her best friend Oskar. What mysteries will Tilly get up to…?
I love reading this book because the description is amazing and I love the plot and storyline. It really grabs your attention and includes a lot of mystery and excitement. Rating 5/5!
By Teagan 7N
Harry Potter and the Cursed Child - John Tiffany and Jack Thorne
This is a play script. I really enjoyed it because there were so many exciting things happening in it. I found the book a lot easier to read than the other books because most of it was speech and there isn’t too much description. As soon as I sat down to read this book I couldn’t stop. This book is so enjoyable to read and so adventurous, this book is amazing! 5/5!
By Tilly 7N
The Ickabog – J.K.Rowling
I am a big Harry Potter fan so I wanted to try another book by J.K.Rowling, who is the second richest female entertainer. In this book there are many characters. I really enjoyed the story and would definitely recommend it!
By Evie 7N