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Forestgate community School
London,
Group status: Yes we're Reading and we are enjoying it!!!!
Group status: Yes we're Reading and we are enjoying it!!! Our passionate readers have been competing for two years in a row and love it!! Forest Gate pupils have a lot to say and are not afraid to say it! The Year 7 and 8 students are exceptionally driven, determined and a group of diverse young people. With the help of the school librarian Ms. Francis they have been motivated and educated in reading a book and choosing the right book for themselves. To see what some of the students have to say about the books in the Carnegie Reading challenge or you share the same thirst for recognising good literature then check out our blog.

Mrs Francis


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What was your favourite book in this group?

Trash
Wolf Wont Bite!
A monster calls
Between shades of gray
Everybody Jam
Puffin Peter
The Oift
My name is Mina
 
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