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Sarah Crossan

  • 5 stars across 11 books
    Sarah Crossan is Irish. She graduated with a degree in philosophy and literature before training as an English and drama teacher at Cambridge University and has been working to promote creative writing in schools since. She teaches English at a small private school near New York. She completed her Masters in creative writing at the University of Warwick in 2003 and in 2010 received an Edward Albee Fellowship for writing.
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    2nd May 2019

    Toffee

    WINNER OF THE BOOKS ARE MY BAG YA AWARD 2019 The astonishing new novel from the incomparable, multi-award-winning and L... 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

    (7 reviews)
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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

    (3 reviews)
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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

    (3 reviews)
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    11th August 2016

    Moonrise: Shortlisted for the Ya Book Prize

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

    (3 reviews)
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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

    (2 reviews)
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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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    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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    7th September 2017

    Moonrise

    The astonishing new novel from Carnegie Medal, CliPPA Poetry Award, YA Book Prize and CBI Book of the Year Award winning... More

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