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King Edward VI Camp Hill School for Girls
Kings Heath, Birmingham
Group status: We've restarted the Carnegie Shadowing Group this year with a fresh set of eager Year 9 students!


Our Year 9 Shadowing group members have exclusive access to the shortlisted books. In our meetings, we discuss (without spoilers!) what we have read so far and exchange our books. We have each read at least one book so far.

Freya Hobday

Saint Death by Jess
This book has definitely deserved its place on the Carnegie Shortlist. Saint Death had a powerful plot which gave us an insight to the world of danger . . .
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Camp Hill Shadowers
Kings Heath, Birmingham
BC8 Carnegie
King Edward VI Camp Hill School for Boys
King's Heath, Birmingham
Which book do you think will win the award?

Title: A Gathering Light
Author: Jennifer Donnelly
Winning Year: 2003

This is a moving and unforgettable story of life in the Adirondack Mountains, in upstate New York at the turn of the 20th Century. The central character, Mattie, struggles to choose between family duty and her burning desire for education and a better lif