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Once Was a Time

(Middle Grade Fiction Books, Friendship Stories for Young Adults, Middle Grade Novels in Verse)

9781452161396

Chronicle Books
Available: 10/03/17
5.5 x 7.25 · 340 pages
Ages 10-14 years
9781452161396
CDN $11.99 · pb

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Leila Sales

In the war-ravaged England of 1940, Charlotte Bromley is sure of only one thing: Kitty McLaughlin is her best friend in the whole world. But when Charlotte's scientist father makes an astonishing discovery that the Germans will covet for themselves, Charlotte is faced with an impossible choice between danger and safety. Should she remain with her friend or journey to another time and place? Her split-second decision has huge consequences, and when she finds herself alone in the world, unsure of Kitty's fate, she knows that somehow, some way, she must find her way back to her friend. Written in the spirit of classic time-travel tales, this book is an imaginative and heartfelt tribute to the unbreakable ties of friendship.

Leila Sales is the author of many critically acclaimed young adult novels, including Tonight the Streets Are Ours and This Song Will Save Your Life . She lives in Brooklyn, New York.