Booklist - Sarah Crossan: Lyrical Language

Sarah Crossan is the author of The Weight of Water, shortlisted for the CLiPPA in 2013. She writes in verse and narrative. Her verse novels for young people are The Weight of Water, One, and We Come Apart (co-written with Brian Conaghan) and Moonrise (publishing September 2017). Her novels for young people are Apple and Rain, Breathe and Resist. Sarah is originally from Dublin and now lives in Hertfordshire. She has a degree in philosophy and literature, trained as an English and drama teacher and has since worked to promote creative writing in schools. Her verse novel One won the CLiPPA Poetry Award 2016 and the CILIP Carnegie Medal. 

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This booklist, which is a work in progress, linked to the CLPE Power of Poetry course includes a selection of books that show poetic devices, rhythm, rhyme and lyricism across a range of forms as well as a selection of verse novels.