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Joan Lingard

  • 4 stars across 33 books
    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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    30th March 1995

    Across the Barricades: A Kevin and Sadie Story

    Kevin and Sadie just want to be together, but it's not that simple. Things are bad in Belfast. Soldiers walk the streets... More

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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 ... More

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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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