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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 ConaghanShortlisted 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 CrossanWinner of the 2016 Carnegie Award, OneWinner of the 2016 Bookseller's prize for YA fiction, OneWinner 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