Books tagged: evacuees

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Billy One Boy's War
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 129,540. Language: British English. Published: October 15, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The Second World War brought with it a global cataclysm that resulted in the death of more than 60 million people. During the onset of this grim period in history, a young boy begins his own journey; one that irrevocably changes the course of his life. This deeply affecting memoir lends an intimate glimpse into a world ravaged by war and the lives of people inextricably thrust into turbulent time
Callum Fox and the Mousehole Ghost
Price: $6.49 USD. Words: 67,840. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
Callum’s summer holiday in Cornwall isn’t working out quite as he’d expected. His Grandad’s turned out to be a miserable old git and Sophie, the girl he met on the train to Penzance, views him as more of a liability than anything else. However, things start to get a whole lot more interesting when he meets Jim, the ghost of a World War II evacuee...
All the Safe Places: An Australian Child's War
Price: $1.85 USD. Words: 2,600. Language: Australian English. Published: May 11, 2014 by StarBytes Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Life stages / school age
Award-winning author Ann MacDonald shares funny, touching stories about growing up during the second World War. Ann is evacuated to a country town far from the safe places of her early childhood, and matures from a carefree nine-year-old into a tougher and wiser teenager.
The Evacuees
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 2,150. Language: British English. Published: January 9, 2013. Categories: Plays » Ancient & Classical, Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / Europe
A short, funny play for 7 - 11 year olds including craft activities. Set during the second world war, it is about children who had to leave the cities, due to the danger from bombing, and live in the countryside. Ideal for a class or group project, or for individuals to enjoy.
Summer Afternoon
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 144,950. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
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SUMMER AFTERNOON is set in the world of English manor houses, where weekend parties, eccentric people, love, loss and war all play an integral part in Ada Alexander’s life. In this privileged world where nothing much is expected of a young lady except securing a husband, Ada tries to forge her own unconventional path.
Abandoned Unknowingly
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,240. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » European
A fictional short story set in the time period of 1940 during the evacuation of children from the island of Guernsey before the occupation of the German troops.
Robin and the Rubicelle Fusiliers
Price: $1.60 USD. Words: 51,080. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction, Fiction » Young adult or teen » War
'Robin and The Rubicelle Fusiliers' is a 'must' for any child or adult wanting to capture the feeling of being in England during the height of The Blitz. It is suitable reading for 9 years upwards. The story is told through the eyes and experiences of 11-year-old Robin Rubins, who becomes an evacuee and is sent to live with his war veteran Grandfather Potter in the countryside.
Bomber Overhead
Price: Free! Words: 34,450. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
Three WWII British evacuees, separated from their parents struggle to survive in what, to them, is a strange culture.
Seven Half Crowns
Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 42,260. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2010 by Strict Publishing International. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Evacuated in 1940 from the Liverpool to a small town in Wales, Fred and his younger brother Marty found life far from easy. Desperately homesick, Fred was unable to settle. Worse, it seemed no one really cared. He, his brother, and the other evacuees, were an inconvenience, except to those who actually seemed to enjoy making life even more unpleasant for them.