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Noughts + Crosses

Noughts + Crosses

Blackman, Malorie, author

Sephy is a Cross: dark-skinned and beautiful, she lives a life of privilege and power. But she's lonely, and burns with injustice at the world she sees around her. Callum is a nought: pale-skinned and poor, he's considered to be less than nothing - a blanker, there to serve Crosses - but he dreams of a better life. They've been friends since they were children, and they both know that's as far as it can ever go. Noughts and Crosses are fated to be bitter enemies - love is out of the question. Then - in spite of a world that is fiercely against them - these star-crossed lovers choose each other. But this is love story that will lead both of them into terrible danger - and which will have shocking repercussions for generations to come

Paperback, Book. English. General. Young adult fiction. Dystopias. Teenage Fiction. Fiction 13+.
Published London: Penguin Books, 2020
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    1196049 Secondary Fiction Teenage Fiction Available
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Statement of responsibility: Malorie Blackman
ISBN: 0241388392, 9780241388396
Intended audience: Adolescent.
Note: TV tie-in.
Note: Originally published: London: Doubleday, 2001.
Physical Description: 437 pages : illustrations (black and white) ; 20 cm.
Series: The Noughts & Crosses sequence
Subject: Accelerated reader; AR4; AR4.0; ARUY
Series Title: Noughts & Crosses sequence.