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Algonquin Young Readers



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Life is full of connections - if you know how to make them. Crushing follows two people -- one determined and a bit awkward, the other unsure where to begin -- longing to find out where they belong. Their intersecting and overlapping journeys reveal hidden connections and the unpredictable and unexpected ways we may find each other.  

Achingly beautiful, quietly defiant, and full of subtle wit and wisdom, Crushing is a story told in silence; a story without words but bursting with life and color.  

This stunning debut graphic novel from Sophie Burrows is a timely look at life in an age of distance and a story of love and understanding -- a perfect book to read and to share.

Author: Sophie Burrows
Publisher: Algonquin Young Readers
Published: 01/11/2022
Pages: 160
Binding Type: Hardcover
Weight: 1.15lbs
Size: 8.60h x 6.70w x 0.70d
ISBN: 9781643752396

Review Citation(s):
Kirkus Reviews 11/01/2021
Publishers Weekly 12/13/2021
Booklist 01/01/2022 pg. 58
School Library Journal 01/28/2022 pg. 1

About the Author
Burrows, Sophie: - Sophie Burrows an illustrator and author based in London. She earned her MA in Children's Book Illustration at Cambridge School of Art, where she spent time nurturing a love for comics and writing and developing her own children's books. Besides drawing, she loves live music, trashy television, cooking, and spending time outdoors. Her first picture book, Ig and Og and the Other Frog, was published in 2020.

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