A Time of Fire
Family Relationships; Family member death; Legal guardianship; death of a mother; grandparents raising grandkids
In England during World War II, with his mother dead from a German bomb and his father off in training and action but keeping him informed by letter, Sonny tries to understand the darkest truths of war and retribution.
African American / White
Best Children's Books of the Year, 1998; Books for You: An Annotated Booklist for Senior High, Fourteenth Edition, 2001; Middle And Junior High School Library Catalog, Eighth Edition, 2000
military campaigns; children; revenge; World War II
Westall, Robert, "A Time of Fire" (2002). DIVerse Families. 669.