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

By: Orman, Lorraine, 1948- [author.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: My story: Publisher: Auckland, N.Z. : Scholastic, 2005Description: 222 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.ISBN: 1869436962 .Subject(s): Whangateau (N.Z) -- Children's fiction | Diaries -- Children's fiction | World War, 1939-1945 -- New Zealand -- Children's fiction | Farm life -- New Zealand -- Children's fictionGenre/Form: Children's stories, New Zealand.Summary: The diary of Lillian Glenmore who is sent with her sister Joyce to live with their parental grandparents on a dairy farm when their mother becomes concerned about Lillian's health and the chance that Joyce could be manpowered into a war job. Neither girl is keen to go. Then at the end of February 1943, 5,000 American troops arrive. Suggested level: intermediate, junior secondary.
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Children's Fiction ORMA (Browse shelf) 1 Available I2042145
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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.

The diary of Lillian Glenmore who is sent with her sister Joyce to live with their parental grandparents on a dairy farm when their mother becomes concerned about Lillian's health and the chance that Joyce could be manpowered into a war job. Neither girl is keen to go. Then at the end of February 1943, 5,000 American troops arrive. Suggested level: intermediate, junior secondary.

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