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History Journeys: An Evacuee's Journey

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Published: February 2017
For Ages: Upper Primary, Lower Secondary
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Published By: Hachette
 
Published: 02-Feb-2017
Format: Hardback, 32 pages, 275x225mm
ISBN: 9780750239578
Stock Code: 0239578
Product Description
 
Follow evacuee Joe Thompson on his journey to safety during World War II.
This series is about transport and travel during different eras in history. Set in 1939, this title follows the journey of evacuee Joe Thompson from Sunderland to the countryside of East Yorkshire. The reader witnesses Joe's experiences of wartime Britain along the way, with the text providing the background to the social conditions of that time. Topics covered include preparation for war, how evacuees were chosen by foster families, health and welfare in Britain, homesickness, farmwork, schooling, rationing, the Battle of Britain and the Blitz.
Complete with timeline and glossary.
 
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