White Poppies: Heinemann Plays : 9780435233457

White Poppies: Heinemann Plays

Saunders, Sue
 
Edition
 
1
ISBN
 
9780435233457
ISBN 10
 
0435233459
Published
 
01/06/2009
Published by
 
Pearson United Kingdom
Pages
 
92
Format
 
Available on demand
 
Title type
Book
$27.99
 
 
 
Description

When Tom Headley enlists underage in the Great War, he and his childhood friends head straight to the front line as tunnellers. In tragic circumstances, Tom is blamed for the deaths of his comrades. His family and sweetheart back home are shunned by the community.

Eighty years later, a young schoolgirl sets out to research her great grandparents as part of a Poppy Day project. She uncovers shocking truths, and in doing so rights a wrong that has lasted for generations, and rewrites history...

  • Engaging accessible dialogue
  • Many cross-curricular links
  • Perfect for exploring the relevance of history today.