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Guests of War

Robin Jenkins

Guests of War

by Robin Jenkins

  • 109 Want to read
  • 31 Currently reading

Published by Ashgate Publishing .
Written in English


The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages286
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7776991M
ISBN 100707305446
ISBN 109780707305448

Kit Pearson really made me fall in love with reading. This is three books in one, and the print is pretty large, so most children won't have very much trouble getting through the book. The first of the trilogy provides very good insight into what it was like for British children coming to Canada at the beginning of World War II. The focus is on 5/5(12). Get this from a library! The guests of war trilogy. [Kit Pearson] -- 1st work: In the summer of as the war in Europe begins to intensify, a reluctant ten-year-old Norah and her five-year-old brother Gavin are sent by their parents to safety in Canada where to.

Genre/Form: Fiction: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Jenkins, Robin, Guests of war. Scottish Academic Press, (OCoLC)   First world war guest book reveals mindset of soldiers bound for front This article is more than 4 years old Wartime document from tea room at Peterborough railway station contains heartbreaking Author: Maev Kennedy.

A war novel or military fiction is a novel about war. It is a novel in which the primary action takes place on a battlefield, or in a civilian setting (or home front), where the characters are preoccupied with the preparations for, suffering the effects of, or recovering from war novels are historical novels. Liberation "Don't Fence Me In": POW to RAMP. In , as the war began to shift in favor of the Allies, conditions in POW camps worsened. Overcrowding and disease increased, as did the dangers of Allied bombing. Rumors swirled among prisoners about liberation, but also about doubts that the Germans would allow them to be liberated.


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Back. The Sky Is Falling (Guests of War Trilogy Book 1) Kit Pearson. out of 5 stars Kindle Edition 5/5(14). Guests of War.

A novel which charts the exploits of the people of the Scottish town of Gowburgh as they are forced to prepare themselves for war with Germany, and since it looks as if Gowburgh will be a prime target of the Luftwaffe, some leave for the country, which causes tensions/5(6).

The Sky Is Falling (The Guests of War Trilogy, #1), Looking At The Moon (The Guests of War Trilogy, #2), The Lights Go On Again (The Guests of War Trilo. Product details Age Range: 8 - 12 years Grade Level: 5 - 7 Series: Guests of War (Book 2) Mass Market Paperback: pages Publisher: Puffin Canada; 1st Printing edition (September 4, ) Language: English ISBN ISBN Product Dimensions: x x inches 5/5(4).

The Sky is Falling by Kit Pearson is a very good book. The main character is ten-year-old Norah Stoakes, who lives in England induring World War Two. She loves living in England, and she and her friends have a secret club called the Skywatchers, who watch the sky for enemy planes/5(19).

This is book one in the War Guests Trilogy. Although it is a highly acclaimed book which contains high quality writing, the questionable moral values conveyed during the story raise concern in /5.

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Guests of War is both a heartwarming and heart breaking trilogy. The reader follows Norah and Gavin, two children from England who have been sent to Canada for the duration of WW/5. This book gave me a lot of information that I did not have about that part in his life.

It is a very good book. Dad was in HQ Battery th & th Coast Artillery Regiment of the old New Mexico National Guard. He was at Clark Field the day the war started.

This book is a must for families who had people in this part of the war/5(13). The Guests of War book series by Kit Pearson includes books The Sky Is Falling, Looking At The Moon, The Lights Go On Again, and several more. See the complete Guests of War series book list in order, box sets or omnibus editions, and companion titles.

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