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A long way from home : the diary of Lillian Glenmore, Warkworth, 1943 / by Lorraine Orman.

By: Orman, Lorraine, 1948-.
Contributor(s): Orman, Lorraine, 1948-. Here come the marine.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: My story: ; My story (Auckland, N.Z.): Publisher: Auckland, N.Z. : Scholastic, 2005Description: 222 pages : illustrations ; 19 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 1869436962 (pbk.) :.Subject(s): United States. Marine Corps -- Juvenile fiction | World War, 1939-1945 -- New Zealand -- Juvenile fiction | Diaries -- Juvenile fiction | Farm life -- New Zealand -- Juvenile fiction | Young adult fiction, New Zealand -- Juvenile fiction | War -- Juvenile fiction | Farm life -- Juvenile fiction | World War, 1939-1945 -- Juvenile fiction | Children's stories, New Zealand -- Juvenile fiction | New Zealand -- Social conditions -- 20th Century -- Juvenile fiction | Warkworth (N.Z.) -- Juvenile fiction | New Zealand -- Social conditions -- 1918-1945 -- Juvenile fictionGenre/Form: Children's fiction. | Children's stories, New Zealand. | Historical fiction.DDC classification: NZ823.3 Summary: In 1943, 14 year-old Lillian Glenmore is sent with her sister Joyce to live with grandparents on a dairy farm near Warkworth. Her diary describes the social conditions and her experiences of the war, including the arrival of the U.S. Marines. Includes historical note and photographs. First person recount. Suggested level: intermediate, junior secondary.
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In 1943, 14 year-old Lillian Glenmore is sent with her sister Joyce to live with grandparents on a dairy farm near Warkworth. Her diary describes the social conditions and her experiences of the war, including the arrival of the U.S. Marines. Includes historical note and photographs. First person recount. Suggested level: intermediate, junior secondary.

Novel for children.

Includes bibliographical references.

Includes biographical references.

In 1943, 14 year-old Lillian Glenmore is sent with her sister Joyce to live with grandparents on a dairy farm near Warkworth. Her diary describes the social conditions and her experiences of the war, including the arrival of the U.S. Marines. Includes historical note and photographs. First person recount. Suggested level: intermediate, junior secondary.

Suitable 8 - 12 years

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