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Sarah Crossan

Biography

Sarah Crossan

Sarah Crossan is originally from Dublin. 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 taught English at a small private school near New York until she became a full time writer. She completed her Masters in creative writing at the University of Warwick in 2003 and in 2010 received an Edward Albee Fellowship for writing. Sarah lives in Hertfordshire with her husband and their daughter.

Books by Sarah Crossan

by Sarah Crossan - Family, Young Adult 13+

Tippi and Grace. Grace and Tippi. For them, it's normal to step into the same skirt. To hook their arms around each other for balance. To fall asleep listening to the other breathing. To share. And to keep some things private. Each of the 16-year-old girls has her own head, heart, and two arms, but at the belly, they join. But the girls' body is beginning to fight against them.

Written by Sarah Crossan and Brian Conaghan. - Contemporary Fiction, Family, Fiction, Romance

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?

by Sarah Crossan - Family, Fiction, Youth Fiction

When Apple's mother returns after eleven years of absence, Apple feels almost whole again. In order to heal completely, her mother will have to answer one burning question: Why did she abandon her? But just like the stormy Christmas Eve when she left, her mother's homecoming is bittersweet. It is only when Apple meets her younger sister, Rain --- someone more lost than she is --- that she begins to see things for how they really are, allowing Apple to discover something that might help her to feel truly whole again. 

by Sarah Crossan - Young Adult 13+

The sequel—and conclusion—to Sarah Crossan's BREATHE. Three teen outlaws must survive on their own in a world without air, exiled outside the glass dome that protects what's left of human civilization. Gripping action, provocative ideas and shocking revelations in a dystopian novel that fans of Patrick Ness and Veronica Roth will devour.

by Sarah Crossan

Carrying just a suitcase and an old laundry bag filled with clothes, Kasienka and her mother are immigrating to England from Poland. At home, her mother is suffering from a broken heart as she searches for Kasienka's father. And at school, Kasienka is having trouble being the new girl and making friends. The only time she feels comforted is when she's swimming at the pool. But she can't quite shake the feeling that she's sinking. 

by Sarah Crossan

The world is dead.
The survivors live under the protection of Breathe, the corporation that found a way to manufacture oxygen–rich air.