- Short Review - A cracker of a story, based in World War One, which tells the tale of women's football at the time. Lily, aged 14, lives with her Dad and has started working as a munitionette in the local arsenal (having lied about her age). The factory has a women's team, which… Continue reading BOOK REVIEW: Lily and the Rockets by Rebecca Stevens
Short Review Ylva (pronounced Eel-va) is an orphaned Dane. Her mother has been killed by a three-fingered man and, as a proud Viking, she needs to avenge her murder. In a bleak Northumbrian landscape we follow her journey of survival and vengeance - but who should she trust and is everything as it seems? With… Continue reading BOOK REVIEW: She Wolf by Dan Smith
Polly longs to become an explorer. But in 1914, women's rights and choices are limited – something twelve-year-old Polly learns when she befriends her new neighbours: two suffragettes, fighting for women's rights to vote.