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Sara Holbrook

Biography

Sara Holbrook

Sara Holbrook is the author of multiple poetry books for children published by WordSong/Boyds Mills Press, including ZOMBIES! EVACUATE THE SCHOOL!, WEIRD? (ME, TOO!), and WHAM! IT'S A POETRY JAM. This is her first novel. She lives in Mentor, Ohio. Visit her at saraholbrook.com.

Sara Holbrook

Books by Sara Holbrook

by Sara Holbrook - Family Life, Fiction, Historical Fiction

Set in 1954, this compelling historical novel tells the story of a young girl’s struggles and triumphs in the aftermath of World War II. In Detroit, Michigan, twelve-year-old Marjorie Campbell struggles with the ups and downs of family life, dealing with her veteran father’s unpredictable outbursts, keeping her mother’s stash of banned library books a secret and getting along with her new older “brother." When a new girl from Germany transfers to Marjorie’s class, Marjorie finds herself torn between befriending Inga and pleasing her best friend, Bernadette. In all this turmoil, Marjorie tries to find her own voice and figure out what is right and who the real enemies actually are.