Kirkcudbright Academy Kirkcudbright, Dumfries and Galloway
Our Library Club is shadowing the CILIP Carnegie Medal Shortlist for the fifth year. We meet every two weeks to discuss the books, explore the website and write our own reviews.
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