The Book That Made Me: David Almond 20/03/19
Publisher: Walker Books
Sammy-Jo is a gypsy and a fighter from a family of fighters. She has won all the prizes and now she fights for excitement and money. The money she is secretly using to pay for her sister's extravagant wedding.
Returning to a traditional camp site before the wedding, Sammy meets again local rich boy, Gregory, and is drawn to him. Her family expect Sammy to marry within the gypsy community and she knows their relationship is impossible.
Sammy and Gregory are targeted by thugs working for McCloud, a local business man. Is it prejudice feeding his animosity? Or is there more to McCloud's factory than meets the eye?
A complicated heroine, troubled romance and intriguing plot in this teenage thriller.