Dear Canada: Brothers Far From Home
by Jean Little
ISBN 9781443119986 Ebook
ISBN 9780439969000 Hardcover
224 Pages | Ages 8 to 12
With more than 200,000 books in print, Dear Canda has fast become the historical fiction series for young girls. Jean Little's latest addition is the diary of a young girl observing her world change as war rages thousands of miles away.
It has been two long years since Eliza's beloved older brother, Hugo, went away to war. Caught up in his enthusiasm, she couldn't understand her parent's less-than enthusiastic reaction. Now that her other brother Jack has also enlisted, she yearns for the safe return of both brothers. If only she had a friend that she could talk to about her feelings....
- Short-listed, Geoffrey Bilson Award for Historical Fiction for Young People, 2004
- Commended, Best Books for Kids and Teens, Canadian Children's Book Centre, Starred Selection, 2004
- Runner-up, Canadian Library Association Book of the Year For Children, 2004
- Commended, OLA Best Bets, 2003
- French (N. Amer.) - Éditions Scholastic