Blitz: the diary of Edie Benson, London 1940-1941

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Scholastic, Apr 20, 2001 - Juvenile Fiction - 153 pages
It's 1940. Edie Benson lives in a little house in Lewisham, London, with her family. Little does she know when she starts writing her diary that the summer is going to become one of air-raid sirens, bombs, and lead to the evacuation of herself and her brother to Wales - away from everything she knows and loves.

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User Review  - fred_mouse -

I found some of the writing rather ham-fisted, and the tortured plot twists that have the two main children first remaining in London after the majority of their friends have been evacuated, and then ... Read full review

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User Review  - WomblingStar - LibraryThing

These books are ok and quite good for kids to get an idea of a period of history but they do not tell you much. I liked this one as the area is fairly local to my parents but I do not know much about it. Read full review


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