Jane Mitchell

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Jane Mitchell has written several books for children and young people. Her first novel, When Stars Stop Spinning, was Bisto Book of the Year, and her novel Chalkline won not only a CBI Merit award but also the Children's Choice award. She works in disability provision in Ireland and travels widely, including recently to the refugee camp in Calais.

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Run for Your Life

Run For Your Life begins with a dedication to young people living in Direct Provision in Ireland. The story is narrated by central protagonist Azari, and is split between her past life, before she became a refugee, and her present life in Ireland. The transitions between the two are seamless, leaving the reader constantly wanting to know what will happen next.

Book Cover - A Dangerous Crossing

A Dangerous Crossing

A Dangerous Crossing offers a timely and stark insight into the plight of Syrian refugees travelling to Europe and presents the harrowing perspective of the child’s experience within this context.