Reading Ambassadors – Book of the Month
The Year 8 reading ambassadors have chosen Marlorie Blackman’s Noughts & Crosses as their book of the month. The ambassadors are aiming to select a book every month to recommend to Hazelwick students.
Book of the month for January is…
Noughts and Crosses by Malorie Blackman!
Noughts and Crosses:
Noughts and Crosses is about two kids, Sephy Hadley and Callum McGregor both growing up together. They live in a world of racism where black people are treating white people as pests. In the world of segregation, Callum and Sephy develop a strong friendship for each other.
Noughts and Crosses genre:
The genre is a bildungsroman. This is a genre where characters have to face growing up and become mature and older.
Other books by Malorie Blackman:
- Knife edge
- Check mate
- Double cross
- Cross fire
- End game
Review by Aditya Vaidya 8SCO
If you would like any further information about the accelerated reader scheme or reading in general, please feel free to e-mail me directly. Egray@hazelwick.org.uk.
Mrs E Gray
Accelerated Reader Mentor