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Rose of No Man's Land

Rose of No Man's Land

The second novel in the brand new series from Barrington Stoke publishers. Rosie is in trouble at school again - and only because she struggles with reading. When Rosie picks up an old watchin in an antique shop, it transports her to a WW1 Red Cross hospital. As a nurse she listens to the men's stories and meets Edith Cavell - who helps soldiers to escape from the Germans. When Rosie learns of Edith Cavell's arrest, she has to make a tricky decision ...