The Weight of Water
By Sarah Crossan
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Armed with a suitcase and an old laundry bag filled with clothes, Kasienka and her mother head for England. Life is lonely for Kasienka. At home her mother's heart is breaking and
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Children / Young Adults
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Additional Details

The Weight of Water
9781408824641
Bloomsbury Children's Books
25 December 2011
EPUB
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240
17.07 MB
Children / Young Adults (9-14)
EN
Children's Fiction
Children/juvenile

Awards

Short-listed for Carnegie Medal 2013

Reviews

Poignant, powerful, just perfect

Author Biography

Sarah Crossan has lived in Dublin, London and New York, and now lives in Hertfordshire. She graduated with a degree in philosophy and literature before training as an English and drama teacher at Cambridge University. Since completing a masters in creative writing, she has been working to promote creative writing in schools.The Weight of Water and Apple and Rain were both shortlisted for the CILIP Carnegie Medal. In 2016, Sarahwon the CILIP Carnegie Medal as well as the YA Book Prize, the CBI Book of the Year award and the CLiPPAPoetry Award for her novel, One. http://www.sarahcrossan.com/ @SarahCrossan