Malorie Blackman

Malorie Blackman is a British writer who held the position of Children's Laureate from 2013 to 2015. She is best known for her young adult novel series 'Noughts & Crosses', which explores issues of race and social divide. Blackman has also written for television and has published over 60 books for children and young adults, including novels and short story collections.

Books

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  1. 1. Noughts and Crosses

    "Noughts and Crosses" is a thought-provoking novel set in a dystopian society where racial segregation is reversed. It follows the lives of two main characters: a girl from the ruling class (Crosses) and a boy from the underclass (Noughts). Despite their different backgrounds, they form a deep bond that eventually turns into a romantic relationship, challenging the societal norms and prejudices. The novel explores themes of love, racism, and power, offering a poignant commentary on the repercussions of societal divisions.

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