Reading Log: The Sky is Falling, by Kit Pearson

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The Sky is Falling, by Kit Pearson • Viking Kestrel, 1989 Norah Stoakes doesn’t mind the war. In fact, she can’t understand how anyone can bear to be sent away from it, and thrives on the “bright edge” it gives her world. But then Norah’s parents decide that it’s time to send her and her younger brother Gavin away from the action to Toronto. And so Norah and her brother travel across the sea, eventually landing in a strange house, with Mrs Olgilvie, an older woman who seems to prefer…read more