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We Come Apart


We Come Apart
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We Come Apart

 Sarah Crossan & Brian Conaghan

ISBN 9781408878866

From two acclaimed authors comes an emotional story told in verse about friendship, love, and overcoming unbeatable odds.

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 grows into romance as the two bond over their painful pasts and hopeful futures. But will they be able to save each other, let alone themselves?

For fans of Una LaMarche’s Like No Other, this illuminating story told in dual points of view through vibrant verse will stay with readers long after they've turned the last page.

The Author

Brian Conaghan is the author of The Bombs that Brought Us Together and When Mr. Dog Bites, which was shortlisted for the Carnegie Medal and the CBI Book of the Year. He lives and works as a teacher in Dublin. Visit him online at and on Twitter @BrianConaghan.

Sarah Crossan is the author of Apple and Rain and The Weight of Water, both of which have been short-listed fo...





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