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Dear Canada: Brothers Far From Home


  • Short-listed, Geoffrey Bilson Award for Historical Fiction for Young People, 2004
  • Runner-up, Canadian Library Association Book of the Year For Children, 2004
  • Commended, Best Books for Kids and Teens, Canadian Children's Book Centre, Starred Selection, 2004
  • Commended, OLA Best Bets, 2003

Dear Canada: Brothers Far From Home: The World War I Diary of Eliza Bates, Uxbridge, Ontario, 1916 Canadian Title

By Jean Little   

Scholastic Canada Ltd | ISBN 9781443119986 Ebook
224 Pages | Ages 8 to 12

Scholastic Canada Ltd | ISBN 9780439969000 Hardcover
224 Pages | 5.52" x 7.65" | 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....