Author: Phyllis Johnston
Genre: Historical Fiction / WarReading Age: 12+ years
A look into life at home during World War One.
Dee has no rights or control as a child. TB kills Dee's mother and a time in an orphanage and at the charity of a family on their farm leads her to work after primary school rather than going to secondary school, even though she is very intelligent and only 12 years old.
Will Dee escape to the life she was meant to have?