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The weight of water

Author: Sarah Crossan
Publisher: London : Bloomsburys, 2013, ©2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Secondary (senior high) school : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Armed with a suitcase and an old laundry bag filled with clothes, Kasienka and her mother head for England. Life is lonely for Kasienka. At home her mother's heart is breaking and at school friends are scarce. But when someone special swims into her life, Kasienka learns that there might be more than one way for her to stay afloat.
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Genre/Form: Novels in verse
Young adult fiction
Bildungsromans
Fiction
Juvenile works
Young adult works
Teen fiction
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Secondary (senior high) school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sarah Crossan
ISBN: 9781408830239 140883023X
OCLC Number: 824646855
Notes: Originally published: 2012.
Awards: Short-listed for Carnegie Medal 2013
Description: 227 pages ; 20 cm
Responsibility: Sarah Crossan.

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