Joan Lingard

Joan Lingard

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Joan Lingard was born in Edinburgh and grew up in Belfast where she lived until she was eighteen. She is particularly well-known for her quintet of young adult titles about Kevin and Sadie and their love across the religious divide during the Troubles in Northern Ireland. The series begins with THE TWELFTH DAY OF JULY. In 1998 Joan was awarded an MBE for distinguished service to children's literature. She lives in Edinburgh and is married, with three children and five grandchildren.
1st September 2003

Pwy Sy'n Euog?

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1st October 1990

Gwsberan

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1st December 1990

Across the Barricades

Part of a series of dramatizations of well-known novels, selected for Key Stage 3 students, this play examines condition... MoreAcross the Barricades

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30th March 1995

Twelfth Day of July

Sadie is Protestant, Kevin is Catholic - and on the tense streets of Belfast their lives collide. It starts with a dare ... MoreTwelfth Day of July

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1st January 2014

River Eyes

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1st January 2014

The Egg Thieves

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27th July 2011

The Lost Sister

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