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Poppy in the field

By: Hooper, Mary

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1408827638 / 9781408827635
Paperback
07/05/2015
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England
20 cm 269 pages
Children's (6-12)  Learn More Teenage / Young Adult
Quiz No: 228664, Points 10.00, Book Level 6.50,
Middle Years Plus - Key Stage 3 Learn More

When Poppy learns that the love of her life, Freddie de Vere, is to marry someone else, she knows her heart will break.

Devastated, she volunteers her nursing skills overseas to take her away from the painful reminders at home.

But things are about to get much worse for Poppy. The journey to the hospital in Flanders is full of horrors, and when she arrives it is to find a spiteful ward Sister and unfriendly nurses.

Despite her loneliness and homesickness, the dangers of frontline warfare soon make her forget her own troubles and Poppy finds that comfort for a broken heart can be found in the most unexpected places. Brilliantly researched and inspired by real-life events, big and small, Poppy in the Field is a story about the forgotten bravery of women on the front line, told through the eyes of a young woman determined to play her part.

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YFT Historical fiction (Children's / Teenage)

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