Book of the Week: Moonrise
Moonrise is the latest novel from Carnegie Medal-winning author Sarah Crossan. It is a moving and poignant story that asks important philosophical questions about the value of a life, and the importance of family.
“They think I hurt someone. But I didn't. You hear? Cos people are gonna be telling you all kinds of lies. I need you to know the truth.”
Joe hasn't seen his brother for ten years, and it's for the most brutal of reasons. Ed is on death row. But now Ed's execution date has been set, and Joe is determined to spend those last weeks with him, no matter what anyone else thinks. From one-time winner and two-time Carnegie Medal shortlisted author Sarah Crossan, this poignant, stirring, huge-hearted novel asks big questions. What value do you place on life? What can you forgive? And just how do you say goodbye?