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We Come Apart

Sarah Crossan, Brian Conaghan

Publisher: Bloomsbury USA Childrens

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Authors Brian Conaghan and Sarah Crossan have joined forces to tell the story of Nicu and Jess, two troubled teens whose paths cross in the unlikeliest of places. 
 
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? 
 
This illuminating story told in dual points of view through vibrant verse will stay with readers long after they've finished. 
 
Acclaim for Brian Conaghan 
Shortlisted for the 2015 Carnegie Award, When Mr. Dog Bites 
 Shortlisted for the CBI Book of the Year Award, When Mr. Dog Bites 
 
 Acclaim for Sarah Crossan 
Winner of the 2016 Carnegie Award, One 
Winner of the 2016 Bookseller's prize for YA fiction, One 
Winner of the 2016 CBI Book of the Year, One 
 Shortlisted for the 2015 Carnegie Award, Apple and Rain 
 Shortlisted for the 2013 Carnegie Award, The Weight of Water

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