Queen of Hearts

by Martha Brooks (Author)
Excerpt

On the prairies of Canada during World War II, a girl and her two young siblings begin a war of their own. Stricken with tuberculosis, they are admitted to a nearby sanatorium. Teenager Marie Claire is headstrong, angry, and full of stubborn pride. In a new strange land of TB exiles she must "chase the cure," seek privacy where there is none, and witness the slow wasting decline of others. But in this moving novel about fighting a way back to normal life, it is the thing that sets back Marie Claire the most?the demise of her little brother?that also connects her with the person who will be instrumental in helping her recover.

Protection
DRM Protected
Format
EPUB
Publication date
August 01, 2011
Publisher
Page count
224
ISBN
9781429962513
Paper ISBN
9780374342296