Brother Sister Soldier Cousin
Subject: Junior Fiction
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Brother Harry is home from fighting in Egypt Ė just for a while. Heís a breath of fresh air in the midst of food rationing and twice-a-day milking. He teaches 13-year-old Helen to drive, and to fire the rifle, just in caseÖ
But Dadís heart is wonky, and sister Jess is an ice-queen. Then Harry lets slip that Helenís not actually who she thinks she is.
For Helen itís a dizzying job, finding the wisdom, courage and humour to Ďgrit upí and get on with it.
An extraordinary story evoking one girlís irrepressible spirit.