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Publisher Description

A poetic, gifty offering that combines first love, friendship, and persistant courage in this lyrical immigration story told in verse. Award-winning authors Brian Conaghan and Sarah Crossan tell a thought-provoking dual-narrated tale about two troubled teens, one immigrating to a new home and the other facing domestic violence, whose paths cross in the unlikeliest of places.



Nicu has emigrated from Romania and is struggling to find his place in his new home. Meanwhile, Jess's home life is overshadowed by violence. When Nicu and Jess meet, what starts out as friendship slowly blossoms into romance as the two bond over their painful pasts and their hope and dreams of a better future. But will they be able to save each other, let alone themselves?



This illuminating story told in dual points of view through vibrant verse will stay with readers long after they've finished.



Winner of the 2018 UKLA Book Award



Acclaim for Brian Conaghan

Shortlisted for the 2015 Carnegie Award, When Mr. Dog Bites

Shortlisted for the CBI Book of the Year Award, When Mr. Dog Bites



Acclaim for Sarah Crossan

Winner of the 2016 Carnegie Award, One

Winner of the 2016 Bookseller's prize for YA fiction, One

Winner of the 2016 CBI Book of the Year, One

Shortlisted for the 2015 Carnegie Award, Apple and Rain

Shortlisted for the 2013 Carnegie Award, The Weight of Water

GENRE
Young Adult
RELEASED
2017
June 13
LANGUAGE
EN
English
LENGTH
320
Pages
PUBLISHER
Bloomsbury USA Childrens
SELLER
Bookwire Gesellschaft zum Vertrieb digitaler Medien mbH
SIZE
5.9
MB

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