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By Carroll, Emma
'My name is Fortune and I am on trial for my life. All I did was save a drowning boy: I pray he'll now speak the truth and save me . . And Fortune - who is secretive, suspiciously good at swimming and, to everyone's surprise, a girl - is an obvious scapegoat. If anything, it make...s matters worse . .Read more
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A body washed up on the beach... Evacuation to an old house with forbidden rooms and dark secrets... An animal rescue service... Set in World War Two, Emma Carroll explores the resilience, resourcefulness and inventiveness of children when their lives fall to pieces.
Ever since her sister, Agnes, died, Pearl has a tradition every time it snows. It makes Christmas feel a little less lonely.On Christmas Eve, her father receives a letter about a long-lost relative's will. In anticipation of a better Christmas, Pearl goes to beg credit at Mr Nobl...e's grocery to get ingredients for a Christmas pudding.Read more
A sinking boat. A girl in disguise. A disappearing sea.When Fortune Sharpe carves a boat from a tree with her beloved brother, Gem, she's only having a bit of fun. But now is not the time for a girl to be drawing attention to herself. She is sent away to find work dressed as a bo...y. Luckily a rich manor house is hiring.Yet Barrow Hill's inhabitants harbour dangerous secrets of their own, the suspicious owner is hunting for witches, and the house itself is a little too close to the sea.Read more
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A body washed up on the beach... Evacuation to an old house with forbidden rooms and dark secrets... An animal rescue service...Set in World War Two, Emma Carroll explores the resilience, resourcefulness and inventiveness of children when their lives fall to pieces. Introducing s...ome compelling new characters, as well as revisiting some familiar settings, these adventures are sure to win over new readers, as well as fans of old favourites such as Letters from the Lighthouse and Frost Hollow Hall.Read more
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