Apple and Rain

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Product Details

Price
$17.99
Publisher
Bloomsbury U.S.A. Children's Books
Publish Date
Pages
352
Dimensions
5.4 X 7.9 X 1.1 inches | 0.8 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9781619636903

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About the Author

Sarah Crossan is the author of The Weight of Water, which was short-listed for the Carnegie Medal, as well as Breathe and Resist. She grew up in Ireland and England, taught English in the United States, and now lives in Hertfordshire, England.

www.sarahcrossan.com
@SarahCrossan
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Reviews

"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"

"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"

"Graceful, effortless verse. . . . A sweet, well-paced tale [with] a silver lining." - "School Library Journal "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"
"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"
"Graceful, effortless verse. . . . A sweet, well-paced tale [with] a silver lining." - "School Library Journal "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"
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.--starred review "Publishers Weekly on THE WEIGHT OF WATER "

Readers . . . will cheer for Apple and Rain. "Publishers Weekly"

[The] story is involving, and Apple and Rain are engaging, sympathetic characters. This one is for readers who dote on happy endings. "Booklist"

Most characters, including Nana and Rain, are compassionately drawn. . . . A realistic . . . tale about growing up and parenting. "Kirkus Reviews"

Crossan's ear is flawless in capturing the cries of a young girl's heart. "BCCB"

The story will be reassuring for those readers who are in similar situations, especially when Apple learns of the strength she possesses, but was not aware of, until she had to be. "VOYA"

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. starred review, "Publishers Weekly 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"

Graceful, effortless verse. . . . A sweet, well-paced tale [with] a silver lining. "School Library Journal 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""

Readers . . . will cheer for Apple and Rain. Publishers Weekly

[The] story is involving, and Apple and Rain are engaging, sympathetic characters. This one is for readers who dote on happy endings. Booklist

Most characters, including Nana and Rain, are compassionately drawn. . . . A realistic . . . tale about growing up and parenting. Kirkus Reviews

Crossan's ear is flawless in capturing the cries of a young girl's heart. BCCB

The story will be reassuring for those readers who are in similar situations, especially when Apple learns of the strength she possesses, but was not aware of, until she had to be. VOYA

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. starred review, Publishers Weekly 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

Graceful, effortless verse. . . . A sweet, well-paced tale [with] a silver lining. School Library Journal 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

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"Readers . . . will cheer for Apple and Rain." --Publishers Weekly

"[The] story is involving, and Apple and Rain are engaging, sympathetic characters. This one is for readers who dote on happy endings." --Booklist

"Most characters, including Nana and Rain, are compassionately drawn. . . . A realistic . . . tale about growing up and parenting." --Kirkus Reviews

"Crossan's ear is flawless in capturing the cries of a young girl's heart." --BCCB

"The story will be reassuring for those readers who are in similar situations, especially when Apple learns of the strength she possesses, but was not aware of, until she had to be." --VOYA

"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." --starred review, Publishers Weekly 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

"Graceful, effortless verse. . . . A sweet, well-paced tale [with] a silver lining." --School Library Journal 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

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