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Teesdale School
Barnard Castle,
Group status: We're starting to read the books. We've decided to look at 'The Knife of Never Letting Go', 'Creature of the Night' and 'Bog Child' first.



Village Readers
Darlington ,
Consett Academy's Greenaway Gang
Consett, Co Durham
Bede's Beedy Eyes
Lanchester, Co. Durham
Clayport Chatterboox
Durham City,
What did you think of 'The Knife of Never Letting Go'

Excellent
33% (1 vote)

Good
33% (1 vote)

Rubbish
33% (1 vote)

 
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