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Sarah Crossan

  • 5 stars across 12 books
    Sarah Crossan has lived in Dublin, London and New York, and now lives in Hertfordshire. She graduated with a degree in Philosophy and Literature before training as an English and drama teacher at the University of Cambridge. The Weight of Water and Apple and Rain were both shortlisted for the CILIP Carnegie Medal. In 2016, Sarah won the CILIP Carnegie Medal as well as the YA Book Prize, the CBI Book of the Year award and the CLiPPA Poetry Award for her novel, One. Sarah is the current Laureate na nOg.

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    2nd May 2019

    Toffee

    The astonishing new novel from the incomparable, multi-award-winning and Laureate na nOg Sarah Crossan. I am not who I... More

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    2nd June 2016

    One

    WINNER OF THE YA BOOK PRIZE 2016 WINNER OF THE CILIP CARNEGIE MEDAL 2016 WINNER OF THE CBI BOOK OF THE YEAR AWARD 2016... More

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    14th August 2014

    Apple and Rain

    When Apple's mother returns after eleven years of absence, Apple feels whole again. She will have an answer to her burni... More

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    3rd January 2013

    The Weight of Water

    Armed with a suitcase and an old laundry bag filled with clothes, Kasienka and her mother head for England. Life is lone... More

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    9th February 2017

    We Come Apart

    YA rising stars Sarah Crossan and Brian Conaghan join forces to break readers' hearts in this contemporary story of star... More

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    10th October 2013

    Resist: Breathe 2

    Resistance to the Pod Leadership has come apart. The Grove has been destroyed but so has the Pod Minister. Quinn, Bea an... More

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    5th January 2012

    Weight of Water

    Armed with a suitcase and an old laundry bag filled with clothes, Kasienka and her mother head for England. Life is lone... More

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    27th August 2015

    One

    Grace and Tippi are twins - conjoined twins. And their lives are about to change. No longer able to afford homeschool... More

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    11th October 2012

    Breathe

    Years after the Switch, life inside the Pod has moved on. A poor Auxiliary class cannot afford the oxygen tax which supp... More

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    1st September 2017

    Moonrise

    SHORTLISTED FOR THE COSTA CHILDREN'S BOOK AWARD 2017 SHORTLISTED FOR THE YA BOOK PRIZE 2018 SHORTLISTED FOR THE CBI BOOK... More

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