Children: Fiction teens
Children - Fiction teens
Titles in the Set:
*Farm boy: This touching story of the close relationship between grandson and grandfather, and the special secret they share, is enhanced by factual illustrations of farming history from the beginning of the century.
*Born to Run: Joy and heartbreak combine in this bittersweet tale of a champion greyhound's journey through life - and from owner to owner…
*Shadow: This is the story of Aman, as told in his own words - a boy from Afghanistan fleeing the horror of the Afghan war.
*An Elephant in the Garden: With Lizzie's father fighting in World War II, her mother takes on the job of a zoo keeper to provide for her family.
*The Amazing Story of Adolphus Tips: A heart-warming tale of courage and warmth, set against the backdrop of the second world war, about an abandoned village, a lifelong friendship and one very adventurous cat!
*A Medal for Leroy: Inspired by the true story of Walter Tull, the first black officer in the British army.
*Running Wild: For Will and his mother, going to Indonesia isn't just a holiday. It's an escape, a new start, a chance to put things behind them - things like the death of Will's father.
*Private Peaceful: Too young to be enlisted, Thomas has followed his brother to war and now, every moment he spends thinking about his life, means another moment closer to danger.
*Alone on a Wide Wide Sea: That is all I remember of England! When orphaned Arthur Hobhouse is shipped to Australia after WW II he loses his sister, his country and everything he knows.
*Listen to the Moon: Alfie and his fisherman father find a girl on an uninhabited island in the Scillies - injured, thirsty, lost…and with absolutely no memory of who she is, or how she came to be there.
*Little Manfred: When the Bismarck sinks, one of the only German survivors is taken on board a British ship as a prisoner of war.
*The Butterfly Lion: Trying to run away from boarding school in England, a boy encounters an old woman who tells him the story of Bertie and his beautiful white lion.
Publication date: 2022-07-01
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