SHORTLISTED FOR THE COSTA CHILDREN'S BOOK AWARD 2017
SHORTLISTED FOR THE YA BOOK PRIZE 2018
SHORTLISTED FOR THE CBI BOOK OF THE YEAR AWARD 2018
LONGLISTED FOR THE CILIP CARNEGIE MEDAL 2019
'Devastating ... Any reader with a heart will weep buckets' Sunday Times Book of the Week
They think I hurt someone.
But I didn't. You hear?
Cos people are gonna be telling you
all kinds of lies.
I need you to know the truth.
Joe hasn't seen his brother for ten years, and it's for the most brutal of reasons. Ed is on death row.
But now Ed's execution date has been set, and Joe is determined to spend those last weeks with him, no matter what other people think ...
From one-time winner and two-time Carnegie Medal shortlisted author Sarah Crossan, this poignant, stirring, huge-hearted novel asks big questions. What value do you place on life? What can you forgive? And just how do you say goodbye?
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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 2More about Sarah Crossan