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Philips High School
Manchester,
Group status: We've got our books and we're ready to read!!

The place where the reading begins...

The Philips High School Reading group consists of avid readers from 8CIKL1 . They're gradually devouring the books nominated for the Carnegie Medal 2011! Good luck 8CIKL1!!



Prestwich Arts College
Manchester,
Monica's Word Herd
Prestwich,
What do you think of Pepper Roux?

Thoughtful and kind
Brave and daring
Just plain mad!!!
 
Title: A Gathering Light
Author: Jennifer Donnelly
Winning Year: 2003

A wonderful and moving account of one young girl's struggle between her obligations and her ambitions. The reader truly feels for Mattie, her family and the characters surrounding them. The fact that Donnelly has based the embedded story and letters on