Naughts & Crosses (Naughts & Crosses #1)
Racial Diversity; Family Relationships; Race discrimination; Family member death; racism; prejudice; deceased father
Sephy is a Cross - a member of the dark-skinned ruling class. Callum is a nought - a 'colourless' member of the underclass who were once slaves to the Crosses. The two have been friends since early childhood. But that's as far as it can go.
mother and father single parent
girl and boy
Black / White
Lancashire County Library Children's Book of the Year Award, 2002; Red House Children's Book Award, 2002; White Ravens Award, 2002; Wirral Paperback of the Year Award, 2003
terroism; love; warring families; friendship
Blackman, Malorie, "Naughts & Crosses (Naughts & Crosses #1)" (2006). DIVerse Families. 520.