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The Borrowers
Cumbria,
Group status: we've just looked through the shortlisted Greenaway medal books, we all have very different views!
We meet up once a week to chitter, chatter all about books - after we've had our hot chocolate with marshmallows and whipped cream and a cookie of course! We're all from year 6 and we all have very different opinions about our favourite genres but that's what makes us interesting.

Mrs Tracey Needham

Tidy by Abigail
Tidy has outstanding illustrations because each time you look at deeper into a page you find something new.As you go further into the story,as the for . . .
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Reading Crew
Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria
Young People's Reading Group
Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria
Chatterbooks
Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria
The Reading Crew
Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria
 
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
 

 
 

Brian Selznick

Brian Selznick graduated from university with the intention of becoming a theatre set designer. However, after spending three years bookselling and designing window displays for a children's bookshop, he was inspired to create picture books of his . .