Little Albert’s scared so I’m holding his hand. The warden’s shouting AIR RAID DAMAGE down the receiver in the phone box. Seems daft to me with all the smoke scribbling up into the sky.
- 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.