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Girls at War & Girls on the Up

Linda Newbery and Ann Turnbull

Age: 9+

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Girls at War & Girls on the Up

Linda Newbery and Ann Turnbull

Age 9+

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Discover the extraordinary lives of the inspiring girls who have lived throughout history at 6 Chelsea Walk. 1941: Josie is sent to stay with her cousin Edith during the Blitz, but soon discovers she is bullying another classmate. Can she stand up to Edith, and risk revealing her own secret? 1969: Andie dreams of becoming an artist and is inspired by the upcoming moon landing, but her life in London is under threat; can she find the courage to reach for the stars? Two stories of courage and determination, set during times of change in the twentieth century
Extent:
384 pages
Dimensions:
5.1 x 7.8in
Paperback ISBN:
9780794548346
Linda Newbery
Linda has written many books for children, teenagers and adults. She won the Costa Children's Book Prze for Set in Stone, and has twice been shortlisted for the Carnegie Medal. With Yvonne Coppard she has written Writing Children's Fiction: a Writers' and Artists' Companion, and she runs a review blog, Writers Review, with Adèle Geras and Celia Rees, and help from many of their writer friends (including Ann Turnbull). Linda lives in a small village in Oxfordshire and loves yoga, wildlife, photography, gardening and reading.

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Ann Turnbull
Ann Turnbull knew from an early age that she wanted to be a writer. After working as a secretary for many years, Ann returned to studying and started to train as a teacher. It was then that she rediscovered children's literature and began writing for children herself. Her first novel was published in 1974 and she is now a full-time author. She has written more than thirty books for children and young adults, including Pigeon Summer, which was shortlisted for the Nestle Smarties Book Prize, and No Shame, No Fear, shortlisted for the Guardian's Children Fiction prize and the Whitbread Children's Book Award. Ann lives with her husband in Shropshire.

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