Criss Cross (novel)

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Criss Cross
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First edition cover - early printing
Author Lynne Rae Perkins
Country United States
Language English
Genre Young adult novel
Publisher Greenwillow Books
Publication date
September 2005
Media type Print (Hardback & Paperback)
Pages 368 pp (first edition, hardback)
ISBN ISBN 0-06-009272-6 (first edition, hardback)
OCLC 56324543
LC Class PZ7.P4313 Cr 2005

Criss Cross is a novel by Lynne Rae Perkins that won the 2006 Newbery Medal for excellence in children's literature.[1] It followed the character Debbie from her previous novel, All Alone in the Universe, but introduced several new characters, primarily her neighborhood friends Hector, Lenny and Phil.


  1. ^ "2006 Newbery Medal and Honor Books". Association for Library Services to Children. Retrieved 20 January 2011. 
Preceded by
Newbery Medal recipient
Succeeded by
The Higher Power of Lucky