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Group Winners of the Guardian Children's Fiction Prize

posted 17 Nov 2014, 01:20 by Jessica McGriskin   [ updated 17 Nov 2014, 01:54 ]


The Guardian Children’s Fiction Prize Review Competition offers young people under the age of 17 the opportunity to review books nominated for the Guardian Children’s Fiction Prize. The Fiction Prize has been running since 1967 and is judged by authors who write books for young people. 

Through the Learning Resource Centre, a group of seven Nightingale students read one of the books nominated for the Fiction Prize and wrote a review for the Competition.

The winning book for the Guardian Children's Fiction Prize was announced on Friday 14th November on their website. If you scroll down the page, Nightingale Academy are named as the winners of the group category of the Young Critics competition:

http://www.theguardian.com/childrens-books-site/2014/nov/14/piers-torday-wins-guardian-childrens-fiction-prize-2014-the-dark-wild 
  
The following students who won the group category, were given prizes including a trip to the Guardian Education Centre for a Newspaper Workshop, book tokens and a set of the books for the Academy.
  • Robel 9C
  • Meryemcan 9B
  • Kofi (9E)
  • Mulki 10C
  • Fardin 10B
  • Magdalena 10A
  • Eleni 10D

                                                          Congratulations!!