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Chan, Gillian.
Tonawanda, NY : Kids Can Press, 2002
ISBN 1553373499
During World War II, people's lives were changed wherever they lived.  Fourteen-year-old Ellen lives in Ontario and even though the war is thousands of miles away, it effects her whole life.  Her two older brothers are in the service.  One has been missing in action.  The other is in training and will soon be sent to Europe to fight.  And nearby, the RCAF has a pilot training school.  When she meets one of the pilot trainees, Ellen is not overly impressed.  She's not like many of the girls in school who have gone nuts over boys in uniform.  Ellen likes Stephen but more like a brother than a boyfriend.  Through a series of letters to his family back home in London, we realize that Stephen has feelings for Ellen that go beyond friendship.  Find out what life was like in Canada during the war and follow Ellen and Stephen as they become closer during an uncertain time in their lives.
SUBJECTS:     World War, 1939-1945 -- Fiction.
                        Canada -- Fiction.
                        Historical fiction.
                        Love -- Fiction.


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