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Summerland / Lucy Adlington.

By: Adlington, L. J. (Lucy J.), 1970-.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: London : Hot Key Books, 2019Description: 256 pages : 20 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781471408274.Subject(s): Political refugees -- Fiction | World War, 1939-1945 -- Jews -- Fiction | Secrecy -- Fiction | Toleration -- Juvenile fiction | Forgiveness -- Fiction | Racism -- Fiction | Jewish refugees -- Juvenile fictionAdditional physical formats: Ebook version :: No titleSummary: Brigid is one of a group of child refugees being escorted to England by the Red Cross in October 1946. She is a serious, silent figure, with worn clothes and shoes and a small cardboard suitcase containing all her belongings. On arrival at Waterloo station however, Brigid breaks from the group and runs . . . Brigid has a secret which she has buried deep inside her. She also has an ulterior motive: she needs to find a place called Summerland Hall where she hopes she will find the one person left alive who is deeply important to her. An extraordinary tale, with some events inspired by history, that encompasses truth, tolerance, racism and forgiveness.
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Teenage Fiction ADLI Checked out 28/10/2021 T00825562
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Set in England, at the end of WW2, a powerful novel about identity, bravery and tolerance with messages that are as strong and relevant today as they were in 1946.

Brigid is one of a group of child refugees being escorted to England by the Red Cross in October 1946. She is a serious, silent figure, with worn clothes and shoes and a small cardboard suitcase containing all her belongings. On arrival at Waterloo station however, Brigid breaks from the group and runs . . . Brigid has a secret which she has buried deep inside her. She also has an ulterior motive: she needs to find a place called Summerland Hall where she hopes she will find the one person left alive who is deeply important to her. An extraordinary tale, with some events inspired by history, that encompasses truth, tolerance, racism and forgiveness.

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