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"Empowering..Blackford masterfully brings this era to life in this simple, yet compelling story. A delightful read!"—Mary Casanova, author of The Klipfish CodeCheryl Blackford's debut novel is set in England during WWII and told from the dual perspectives of 10-year old Lizzie, a homesick girl evacuated from bomb-blitzed Hull to the remote Yorkshire valley, and Elijah, a local gypsy boy. When Lizzie discovers an abandoned baby, she goes in search of the child's parents. But Lizzie's quest to reunite the baby with her family leads her to a forbidden friendship with Elijah, and both of them must come to terms with a world clouded by prejudice and fear.
Number of Pages: 181
Genre: Juvenile Fiction
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Age Range: 9-12 years
Author: Cheryl Blackford
Street Date: January 12, 2016
Item Number (DPCI): 248-07-0659
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