The War That Saved My Life

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ISBN: 9780147510488
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Published: Puffin Books - May 31st, 2016

Ada and Jamie live with their abusive mother in the slums of London until WWII breaks out and they see an opportunity to escape by following other children who are being evacuated to the countryside. The siblings find themselves under the care of an older, grieving woman who helps them to heal physically and emotionally. Excellent read. Recommend for 12+. ~ Reviewed by Gail Cosgriff