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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 2003 and in 2010 received an Edward Albee Fellowship for writing.

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Apple and Rain
Reader Reviewed Apple and Rain
Sarah Crossan
Shortlisted for the 2015 CILIP Carnegie Medal Apple is sure that one day her mother will return. And when that happens she is sure that everything in her life will be good again. But when Mum does return, Apple finds that what...
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Format: Paperback - Released: 12/02/2015
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The Weight of Water
The Weight of Water
Sarah Crossan
Selected by a distinguished independent panel of experts including our editorial expert, Julia Eccleshare, for Diverse Voices - 50 of the best Children's Books celebrating cultural diversity in the UK. Shortlisted for the CILIP Carnegie Medal 2013   The Weight of...
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Format: Paperback - Released: 03/01/2013
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Sarah Crossan
Mad Max for the eco-generation it's a superalative dystopian thriller about courage and freedom, with a love story at its heart. There are 'haves' and 'have nots' - those who can afford oxygen to live and those that can't. But...
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Format: Paperback - Released: 11/10/2012
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The Weight of Water
The Weight of Water
Sarah Crossan
The Weight of Water is a startlingly original piece of fiction written in verse; most simply a brilliant coming of age story.  First love, friendship and quiet courage combine in this spare and beautiful story that will leave you sad,...
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Format: Hardback - Released: 05/01/2012
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