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Across A War-Tossed Sea

(2014)
(The third book in the Under a War-torn Sky series)
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It's 1943, and World War II is raging. To escape the terror of the Blitz, ten-year-old Wesley and fourteen-year-old Charles were evacuated from England to America. After a few near misses with German U-boats and a treacherous ocean crossing, the brothers arrived in Virginia. The culture shock is intense as the London boys adjust to rural farm life and have to learn new sports, customs, and spellings, plus contend with racial segregation and bullying. As time goes by, the brothers begin to adapt to their new reality and blaze their own trails, writing letters home, making new friends, and pitching in to the American war effort. But just when Wes and Charles think they are safe from the terror of the battles raging thousands of miles across the sea, they encounter the very brand of soldiers they were trying to escape: Nazis, from a POW camp right around the corner and U-boats torpedoing American ships off the nearby Atlantic coastline. Suddenly, Charles, Wesley, and their new Virginian family must face the dangers of a foreign war coming too close to home. Award-winning author L. M. Elliott brings a rarely told story of World War II on U.S. soil to light in this gripping and meticulously-researched novel, a companion to the beloved Under a War-Torn Sky.

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Hardback Editions

April 2014 : USA Hardback
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Title: Across A War-Tossed Sea
Author(s): L M Elliott
ISBN: 1-4231-5755-9 / 978-1-4231-5755-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Disney-Hyperion
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Paperback Editions

April 2015 : USA Paperback
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Title: Across A War-Tossed Sea
Author(s): L M Elliott
ISBN: 1-4231-5980-2 / 978-1-4231-5980-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: Disney-Hyperion
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


Kindle Editions

April 2014 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: Across A War-Tossed Sea
Author(s): L M Elliott
Publisher: Disney Hyperion
Availability: Amazon   Amazon CA