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Noughts & crosses

Author: Malorie Blackman
Publisher: London : Doubleday, 2001.
Series: Noughts and crosses, 1.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Secondary (senior high) school : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Callum and Sephy are teenagers living on different sides of a racial divide. Callum is from the despised group of Noughts, Sephy belongs to the elite Crosses. Their childhood friendship turns to first love, but is threatened when strict racial and sexual taboos lead those around them to violent acts with tragic consequences. Suggested level: intermediate, secondary.
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Genre/Form: Young adult fiction
Dystopias
Fiction
Young adult works
Material Type: Fiction, Secondary (senior high) school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Malorie Blackman
ISBN: 0385600089 9780385600088 1416900160 9781416900160 0552546321 9780552546324
OCLC Number: 45592902
Awards: Winner of Children's Book Award 2002
Runner-up for The BBC Big Read Top 100 2003
Short-listed for BBC Big Read Top 100 2003
Description: 446 pages ; 23 cm
Series Title: Noughts and crosses, 1.
Responsibility: Malorie Blackman.

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Callum is a nought - a second-class citizen in a world run by the ruling Crosses. He is also one of the first nought youngsters to be given the chance of a decent education by studying at a school  Read more...

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