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Eventual poppy day, Libby Hathorn

Label
Eventual poppy day
Title
Eventual poppy day
Statement of responsibility
Libby Hathorn
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Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Painstakingly researched and extremely well written, this is a novel that moves deftly and easily from one time period to another and yet still allows the novel to retain an overall sense of cohesion. Respected YA author Libby Hathorn has drawn on family history and done extensive research to write a fascinating book that profiles two young protagonists, both seventeen years of age, who are related: Maurice, who went to Gallipoli and the Western Front and his great-great nephew, Oliver, who is trying to deal with difficult family circumstances but whose discovery of Maurice's WW1 diary changes the way he sees the world. The balance of the historical and contemporary points of view makes this title perfect for use in the classroom, but also appealing to the YA reader
Cataloging source
ANL
Dewey number
General
Index
no index present
Intended audience
For young adults
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Target audience
adolescent
Eventual poppy day, Libby Hathorn
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Eventual poppy day, Libby Hathorn
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Copyright
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
A powerful story about the nature of valour and the power of family. 1915: eighteen-year-old Maurice Roche is serving in the Great War. 2015: eighteen-year-old Oliver is given his great-great-Uncle's war diary. He has little interest in it, except for Maurice's sketches. As he reads though, he discovers they have more similarities than he thought - doubts, heartbreak, loyalty and finding courage to face the darkest times
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Dimensions
20 cm
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Extent
374 pages
Isbn
9780732299514
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)896660829
  • (AuCNLKIN)000053798534

Library Locations

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