The Crossing by Manjeet Mann
Shortlisted for the Waterstones Children's Book Prize Older Readers Prize 2022
Shortlisted for the Carnegie Medal 2022
Longlisted for the Jhalak Children’s & Young Adult Prize 2022
Winner of the Costa Children's Book Award 2021
The trailblazing new novel from the Carnegie Medal shortlisted author of Run, Rebel.
A trailblazing new novel about two teenagers from opposite worlds; The Crossing is a profound story of hope, grief, and the very real tragedies of the refugee crisis.
Natalie's world is falling apart. She's just lost her mum and her brother marches the streets of Dover full of hate and anger. Swimming is her only refuge.
Sammy has fled his home and family in Eritrea for the chance of a new life in Europe. Every step he takes on his journey is a step into an unknown and unwelcoming future.
A twist of fate brings them together and gives them both hope. But is hope enough to mend a broken world?
Number of pages: 320
Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 19 mm