A Rose for the ANZAC Boys by Jackie French
It is 1915. War is being fought on a horrific scale in the trenches of France, but it might as well be a world away from sixteen–year–old New Zealander Midge Macpherson, at school in England learning to be a young lady. But the war is coming closer: Midge’s brothers are in the army, and her twin, Tim, is listed as ‘missing’ in the devastating defeat of the ANZAC forces at Gallipoli. Desperate to do their bit and avoid the boredom of school and the restrictions of Society. Midge and her friends Ethel and Anne start a… Read more.
Trigger & Content Warnings
- Blood & injury depiction
- Military enlistment & deployment (scs)
- World War I (theme)