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Ashdown Primary School
East Sussex,
Group status: wide awake and reading



Literacy League
Crowborough, East Sussex
St John's Superstars
Crowborough,
Beacon Community College
Crowborough,
Ashdown Primary School
East Sussex,
 
Title: When Jessie Came Across the Sea
Illustrator: P J Lynch
Winning Year: 1997

Set at the turn of the nineteenth century, this is a stirring, romantic story about a young girl's epic adventure. Voyaging across the sea to a new life in America, Jessie leaves behind her village home and her beloved Grandmother, to whom she entrusts a