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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


Teenage Reading Group
Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria
Chatterbooks
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