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Dead Trees

Group status: Enjoying Books!
We meet at lunch times in our school library and read the Carnegie shortlist books or any past Carnegie books. Our group members are regular visitors to the library and read and discuss the books.


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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