Across the Barricades: A Kevin and Sadie Story

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Penguin Books Limited, Aug 7, 2003 - Juvenile Fiction - 176 pages
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Kevin and Sadie just want to be together, but it's not that simple. Things are bad in Belfast. Soldiers walk the streets and the city is divided. No Catholic boy and Protestant girl can go out together - not without dangerous consequences . . .

The second of Joan Lingard's ground-breaking Kevin and Sadie books

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I read this book when I was in grade9 and I realy love it.A very wonderful novel about two people fighting for their love.

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I'm supposed to be writing a book review for my English homework for year 7 alpha!

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About the author (2003)

Joan Lingard was born in Edinburgh and grew up in Belfast where she lived until she was eighteen. She began to write when she was eleven years old and always wanted to be a writer. She is particularly well-known for the Kevin and Sadie titles, beginning with THE TWELFTH DAY OF JULY, which are set against the troubled background of Ireland. Joan was given an MBE for distinguished service to children's literature. She lives in Edinburgh.

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