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The Sky Is Falling (The Guests of War Trilogy, #1) by Kit Pearson Online



The Sky Is Falling (The Guests of War Trilogy, #1)

The Sky Is Falling (The Guests of War Trilogy, #1)

  • Title: The Sky Is Falling (The Guests of War Trilogy, #1)
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  • ISBN : 9780140341898
  • Format : Paperback
  • Language : English
  • Page : 248 pages


It is the summer of 1940, and all of England fears an invasion by Hitler s army Norah lies in bed listening to the anxious voices of her parents downstairs Then Norah is told that she and her brother, Gavin, are being sent to Canada The voyage across the ocean is exciting, but at the end of it Norah is miserable The rich woman who takes them in prefers Gavin to her, th It is the summer of 1940, and all of England fears an invasion by Hitler s army Norah lies in bed listening to the anxious voices of her parents downstairs Then Norah is told that she and her brother, Gavin, are being sent to Canada The voyage across the ocean is exciting, but at the end of it Norah is miserable The rich woman who takes them in prefers Gavin to her, the children at school taunt her, and as the news from England becomes worse, she longs for home.As Norah begins to make friends, she discovers a surprising responsibility that helps her to accept her new country


Author Kit Pearson

Kit Pearson spent her childhood between Edmonton Alberta and Vancouver, British Columbia As a high school student, she returned to Vancouver to be educated at Crofton House School She obtained a degree in English Literature at the University of Alberta, and spent several years following the degree doing odd jobs or travelling in Europe.In 1975, she began her Library degree at the University of B




The Sky Is Falling (The Guests of War Trilogy, #1) Reviews (31)

  • 4.5 stars This book was difficult to read in parts I can not imagine being ripped away from my family to live with strangers, in a foreign country no less, let alone at the age of ten However, I soon came to enjoy following the story, and the climax was so gripping I couldn t put the book down The r [..]

  • I read this book in seventh grade and had a lot of difficulty putting it down It was one of the best books I d read at the time and a favorite.The characters were excellent and developed It was also really easy to identify with Norah, the main character Usually I have trouble doing that.It was also [..]

  • I received this book from a friend when I was 10 she forgot about my birthday party and didn t show up, but still managed to give me a gift which, in my books punintended, makes you an A person I had never really read historical fiction before, and was willing to read anything and everything someone [..]

  • In the summer of 1940, ten year old Norah and her friends spend their days watching the planes fight above their village in Kent The war has certainly brought excitement to Norah s life, but all parents see is the danger Once they decide to send Norah and her five year old brother Gavin to Canada un [..]

  • I loved this It was so cool to read about the lives of the many children who were sent away to Canada from England to find refuge from the war Although in Norah the main character s case, she hated living with the Oglivies All she wanted to do was go home and many people even called her a wimp from [..]

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