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Moonrise (Hardback)

By Crossan, Sarah

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With little money or support, Joe Moon, seventeen, travels to Texas to help the older brother he barely knows through his last few weeks before being executed for murder.

ISBN 9781681193663
Barcode 9781681193663
Published 8 May 2018 by Bloomsbury YA
Format Hardback
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ISBN-13 9781681193663
ISBN-10 1681193663
Stock Available
Status Internationally sourced; ships 6-12 working days
Publisher Bloomsbury YA
Imprint Bloomsbury YA
Publication Date 8 May 2018
Publication Country United States United States
Format Hardback
Author(s) By Crossan, Sarah
Category Teenage Romance
Personal Family, Relationship & Social Issues
Crime & Mystery
Number of Pages 400
Dimensions Width: 147mm
Height: 211mm
Spine: 33mm
Weight 522g
Interest Age 14+ years
Reading Age 14+ years
Library of Congress Romance & relationships stories Children's / Teenage, Novels in verse, Brothers - Fiction, Prisoners' families - Fiction, Death row - Fiction
NBS Text Young Adult Fiction
ONIX Text Children/juvenile
Dewey Code 823.92
Catalogue Code Not specified

Description of this Book

From Carnegie Award-winning author Sarah Crossan comes a poignant and thought-provoking novel that explores life, death, love and forgiveness. Seventeen-year-old Joe hasn't seen his brother in ten years. Ed didn't walk out on the family, not exactly. It's something more brutal. Ed's locked up -- on death row. Now his execution date has been set, and the clock is ticking. Joe is determined to spend those last weeks with his brother, no matter what other people think ... and no matter whether Ed committed the crime. But did he? And does it matter, in the end? This poignant, timely, heartbreaking novel asks big questions: What value do you place on life? What can you forgive? And just how do you say goodbye? Acclaim for Sarah Crossan 2016 Carnegie Award winner, One Shortlisted for the 2016 FCBG Book Award, Apple and Rain Shortlisted for the 2015 Carnegie Award, Apple and Rain Shortlisted for the 2013 Carnegie Award, The Weight of Water

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Awards, Reviews & Star Ratings

NZ Review This contemporary star-crossed love affair is convincing and moving--and also a heartbreakingly timely portrayal of discrimination and bullying. - Horn Book Magazine on We Come Apart Crossan's ear is flawless in capturing the cries of a young girl's heart. - BCCB on Apple and Rain Readers . . . will cheer for Apple and Rain. - Publishers Weekly on Apple and Rain [The] story is involving, and Apple and Rain are engaging, sympathetic characters. This one is for readers who dote on happy endings. - Booklist on Apple and Rain This is a wrenching but hopeful story of displacement, loneliness, and survival. . . . Crossan's verse packs a punch as she examines the power that difference -- but also determination -- can wield. - Publishers Weekly starred review on The Weight of Water A powerful coming-of-age novel about family and discovering how to be true to yourself that is well worth reading. - Booklist on The Weight of Water Graceful, effortless verse. . . . A sweet, well-paced tale [with] a silver lining. - School Library Journal, starred review on The Weight of Water Narrating in image-rich free verse that packs an emotional punch, Kasienka describes what life is like for a new arrival while also exploring universal themes. . . . Memorable. - Kirkus Reviews on The Weight of Water This is honest, unapologetic realism from a diverse perspective not often seen in fiction for teens. Not to be overlooked. - Kirkus Reviews, starred review, on One Crossan's novel achieves a striking balance between sentimentality and sisterly devotion. - Publishers Weekly, starred review, on One

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Author's Bio

Sarah Crossan is the author of Apple and Rain and The Weight of Water, both of which have been short-listed for the Carnegie Medal. She is also the author of the novels Breathe, Resist, and the 2016 Carnegie Medal winner One. She grew up in Ireland and England, has taught English in the United States, and now lives in Hertfordshire, England. @SarahCrossan

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