Lynne Reid Banks

Ages: 11-14

A nearly-true story of the author’s adventures as a wartime evacuee to Canada.

Lindy, her mother and boy cousin Cameron sail across the U-boat-infested Atlantic Ocean in the early days of WWII, to a new life in the Canadian prairies.

There in well-lit, ration-free, safe and kindly Saskatoon, they must each make their own adjustments and face their own challenges, while back home their loved ones are suffering bombing and shortages.

‘This is our war-work,’ says Lindy’s mum, “to come through this with honour.”  

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Lynne Reid Banks

Lynne Reid Banks was an actress in the early 1950s and later became one of the first two women TV news reporters in Britain. She is a bestselling author for both children...
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