North East Books Award for teenage fiction

6th February 2004 at 00:00
Meanwhile, the North East Books Award for teenage fiction, judged by secondary pupils in 21 schools, has gone to Blinded by the Light. The novel, about a boy's struggle with a cult, was written by Sherry Ashworth, who teaches English at Bury grammar school, Lancashire.

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