Tomorrow, When the War Began

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Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, Mar 27, 1995 - Young Adult Fiction - 288 pages
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When Ellie and six of her friends return home from a camping trip deep in the bush, they find things hideously wrong -- their families gone, houses empty and abandoned, pets and stock dead. Gradually they begin to comprehend that their country has been invaded and everyone in the town has been taken prisoner. As the horrible reality of the situation becomes evident they have to make a life-and-death decision: to run back into the bush and hide, to give themselves up to be with their families, or to stay and try to fight. This reveting, tautly-drawn novel seems at times to be only a step away from today's headlines.
 

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This is the first book in the Tomorrow series by Marsden. There are seven books in that series and all have been released. This was a well done and engaging book about survival and war. I listened to ... Read full review

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User Review  - Cheryl_in_CC_NV - LibraryThing

Earnest - as if a sophomore effort. Exciting, thoughtful, original. I don't understand the title. I'm not sure it's important to read the rest of the series; I don't plan to do so despite the cliffhanger ending. I can definitely see it being popular in secondary schools. Read full review

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John Marsden’s highly praised series concludes in this thrilling installment that will bring readers to the edge of their seats and keep them there until the last page is turned. John Marsden is one of Australia’s best-known writers for young adults. His work has received critical acclaim and has earned a cultlike following worldwide. The popular Tomorrow series has been translated into seven languages and has sold over one million copies in Australia alone.

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