Cross My Heart and Hope to Die
Shortlisted for the 2023 Premio Strega Raggaze and Raggazi Award (Italy)
Nominated for the 2023 Cento Prize (Italy)
Nominated for the 2022 International Angoulême Comics Festival Award (France)
Nominated for the Max und Moritz Preis 2022 (Germany)
Awarded the 2020 Ministry of Culture Graphic Novel Prize
Awarded the 2020 Pondus Prize
Awarded “GOLD Best Illustrations Children’s Books 2021” and “Diploma Graphic Novels 2021” The Year’s Most Beautiful Books (the Norwegian Designer’s Guild’s Visual Prize)
Nominated for the 2021 Best Graphic Novel
Nominated for the 2021/2022 Avid Reader Award “Bokslukerprisen”
Nominated for the 2021 Children’s Book Prize (Bergen Library)
How do you know that you’re in love?
Nothing is as it used to be when Tuva and her friends start seventh grade. While one of Tuva’s best friends now has a boyfriend and the other best friend still wants to play with sticks and fight with the boys, Tuva finds it hard to choose side. Besides, Tuva plans to fall in love herself. Then Miriam shows up.
A warm-hearted graphic novel about friendship, falling in love for the first time, and figuring out what is cool when you start seventh grade.
A graphic novel with LGBT topic for age 9 and up.
Film with Nora Dåsnes talking about Cross My Heart and Hope to Die here.