Naughts & Crosses (Naughts & Crosses #1)
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.
Racial Diversity; Family Relationships; Race discrimination; Family member death; racism; prejudice; deceased father
girl and boy
Black / White
mother and father single parent
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.