A grandmother's story of her experiences during World War II-era Australia help her granddaughter face her own modern-day problems
"Let me tell you a story. A story about friendship and sisters, about grief and love and danger, and about growing up . . ."
When Chloe visits her grandmother, she learns how close war came to destroying her family. Could Poppy s experiences help Chloe face her own problems? In 1941, Poppy lives in Darwin, a peaceful paradise. But when Japan attacks Pearl Harbor and then Australia, everything Poppy holds dear is threatened. Terrified, she flees to Sydney only to find that the danger follows her there. Poppy must face her war with courage and determination. Will her world ever be the same?"
The Forgotten Pearl
Random House Australia