Manjeet Mann shortlisted for UK's Yoto Carnegie Medal

The book has previously won Costa Children’s Book Award 2022 and is also shortlisted for the Waterstones Book Prize 2022.

Manjeet Mann shortlisted for UK's Yoto Carnegie Medal

British- Indian author Manjeet Mann has been shortlisted for her work ‘The Crossing’, a children’s book based on a teenage girl’s friendship with an Eritrean refugee her age, for UK’s Yoto Carnegie Medal on Wednesday.

It is awarded annually to an author whose writing creates an outstanding reading experience for children or young people. The book has previously won Costa Children’s Book Award 2022 and is also shortlisted for the Waterstones Book Prize 2022.