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Summary

Aisha is a 13-year-old refugee. When she finds she’s being sent to a new foster family, she runs away, seeking shelter in the nearby woods.

Twelve-year-old Zak is trying to cope with his parents' divorce. He starts researching the history behind his house, which leads him to an old air-raid shelter in the same woods. Both children meet in the heart of the ancient woodland, and unexpected bonds are formed....

©2014 Sita Brahmachari (P)2015 W F Howes Ltd

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"Award-winning Sita Brahmachari has a great gift of understanding for the confusions and loneliness of adolescents and their need to be gently nurtured and cherished." (Love Reading 4 Kids)

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beautifully read moving story

Absolutely recommend this beautiful story about friendship, loss, belonging, different cultures. Thought provoking, gripping, bridge-building.