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Across the Barricades A Kevin and Sadie Story

by Joan Lingard

'new gen' - Great Fiction for Young Adults

Across the Barricades A Kevin and Sadie Story Synopsis

Kevin and Sadie just want to be together, but it's not that simple. Things are bad in Belfast. Soldiers walk the streets and the city is divided. No Catholic boy and Protestant girl can go out together - not without dangerous consequences ...

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ISBN: 9780141368917
Publication date: 04/08/2016
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
Format: Paperback

Book Information

ISBN: 9780141368917
Publication date: 4th August 2016
Author: Joan Lingard
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 240 pages
Genres: NewGen - YA Fiction, Classics,
Categories: Romance & relationships stories (Children's / Teenage),

About Joan Lingard

Joan Lingard was born in Edinburgh and grew up in Belfast where she lived until she was eighteen. She is particularly well-known for her quintet of young adult titles about Kevin and Sadie and their love across the religious divide during the Troubles in Northern Ireland. The series begins with The Twelfth Day of July. In 1998 Joan was awarded an MBE for distinguished service to children's literature. She lives in Edinburgh and is married, with three children and five grandchildren.

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