Pupils from the area who have been taking part in the Carnegie Shadowing scheme met at Weavers Academy on Monday 20th June to hear the winner of the medal announced. During the presentation the Mayor commended them on their achievements and awarded certificates.
The Carnegie Shadowing scheme invites young people to read books shortlisted for the Carnegie Medal. They read, discuss and review the shortlisted books between March and June and groups all over the country take part.
The winner of the CILIP Carnegie Medal 2016 was announced as ‘One’ by Sarah Crossan.