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Year 7 and 8 Author Visit

Award winning author, Penny Joelson, who has written two shortlisted and award winning novels for young people, visited us on Wednesday 5 June.

Penny told Year 7 and 8 that she was an avid reader as a child and was once so busy reading she was locked in the Library. Her YA novel, “I Have No Secrets”, features a narrator with cerebral palsy.

Her new novel, “Girl In the Window", is a thrilling page-turner and has recently won the North Eastern Book Award. Penny was also able to give us some insight in to how a book is printed, as she had visited the company which published her book. Penny very kindly answered questions and signed everyone’s books before leaving to work on her third novel.

Mrs Trevor, Librarian