Puffin Modern Classics Goodnight Mister Tom
By: Michelle Magorian
Genre: History, Children books Age 9-12
Description: Young Willie Beech is evacuated to the country as Britain stands on the brink of WW2. A sad, deprived child, he slowly begins to flourish under the care of old Tom Oakley - but his new-found happiness is shattered by a summons from his mother back in London... Winner of the Guardian Children's Fiction Award.