Book Reviews

"Books are a form of political action. Books are knowledge. Books are reflection. Books change your mind." - Toni Morrison

Welcome to the Library's Book Reviews page. Here you can find book reviews written by staff and students at SPWT. Learn what they liked about the books, read their recommendations for further reading, and maybe find a new favourite book of your own!

If you would like to write a book review for the library, or if you need help finding a book that has been reviewed on this page, then please talk to Ms Farley in the library or email library@spwt.net.

Letters to a Young Poet by Raine Maria Rilke

Review by Fiona in Year 13
Age rating: KS4

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You Should See Me in a Crown by Leah Johnson

Review by Ms Farley, Librarian
Age rating: suitable for Year 7+

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The Midnight Library by Matt Haig

Review by Ms Christou
Age rating: KS4

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Little Women by Louisa May Alcott

Review by Chloe in Year 9
Age rating: suitable for all ages

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Alice's Adventures in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll

Review by Fiona in Year 13
Age rating: suitable for all ages

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Clap When You Land by Elizabeth Acevedo

Review by Ms Farley, Librarian
Age rating: KS3+

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Kay's Anatomy by Adam Kay

Review by Ms Thompson, Science Teacher
Age rating: suitable for all ages

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Rebecca by Daphne du Maurier

Review by Mr Matlock, Head of Faculty for English
Age rating: KS3+

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This Book is Anti-Racist by Tiffany Jewell

Review by Fiona in Year 13
Age rating: All ages

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The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins

Review by Chloe in Year 9
Age rating: KS3

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The Book Thief by Markus Zusak

Review by Chloe in Year 9
Age rating: KS3

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Educated by Tara Westover

Review by Ms Farley, Librarian
Age rating: KS4

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The Secret Life of Bees by Sue Monk Kidd

Review by Miss Horsfall
Age rating: KS3+

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