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Hazelwick School

Our shared vision:

For each and every student to achieve their maximum potential.

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

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.

Malorie Blackman
Malorie Blackman

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.

Mrs E Gray

Accelerated Reader Mentor