Coming Home

The First World War has just ended, but the story certainly hasn’t. At least, not for Joe Henry, an underage soldier on his way home from the front. Joe joined up at just thirteen years old, and endured the horrors of the trenches. Finally, the war is over. Things will be alright now. But when Joe gets home, he finds his old world utterly changed. His father is injured, and furious with Joe for running away to fight. Even worse, the Spanish flu is raging, with more people dying daily. Joe may have survived the Great War, but the danger isn’t over…

  • An action-packed account of the Great War’s aftermath
  • Perfect for those who are studying the war and Armistice
  • Jim Eldridge has written several acclaimed war stories
  • They include My Story: The Trenches and Flying Ace

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    Jim Eldridge is the award-winning author of The Trenches, Flying Ace and Armada in the boy’s strand of the My Story series. He is also a TV script-writer for the BBC.

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