One

oneSixteen-year-old Tippi and Grace are conjoined twins. They were homeschooled all their lives, but the funding was pulled and now they attend Hornbeacon private school. They manage to make friends in Yasmeen and Jon. The girls have their own personalities, yet they obviously share a special closeness and love. They begin to have health issues and are faced with the toughest decision of their lives. Grace narrates their fascinating and powerful story, which is told in verse. An author’s note gives information about conjoined twins. mjw
Title: One
Author: Sarah Crossan
Publisher
: Greenwillow Books, an imprint of Harper Collins Publishers
Copyright
: 2015
Original Language
: English
Original Publisher
: Bloomsbury 
ISBN
: 978-0-06-211875-2
Hardcover pages
: 400
Age range
: 14 up
Genre
: Fiction, Novel in verse
Book setting
: U.S.
Author’s ethnicity
: Originally from Dublin
Author’s residence
: London
Awards
: 2016 CLIP Carnegie Medal
Subjects
: Conjoined twins. Emotions and feelings, Family problems, High school, Sisters, Special needs, Twins

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