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Charlie Wilcox's Great War (Charlie Wilcox #2)

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The year is 1918. Charlie Wilcox, now 17 years old, tall, broad and mature beyond his years, returns home to Brigus, Newfoundland. He is a man now, his childhood left behind on the battlefields of France and Belgium. And he is burdened by a secret, one he fears will inflict terrible grief on the village and people he loves—people who have already suffered so much because o ...more
Mass Market Paperback, 288 pages
Published February 11th 2003 by Penguin Canada
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Jul 11, 2013 Jen rated it liked it
I definitely preferred this, the sequel, over the first novel in this series. I felt like I was interested immediately, as the story didn't take nearly as long to get going as the first.
Charlie stays in Europe for the remainder of the war, meeting more people and having some really crazy experiences (flying with Weston!). The story is told somewhat as though he is telling his stories to Claire back in Newfoundland, though the first person p.o.v. wasn't used and at times the details he shared wo
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Aug 04, 2011 Neill Smith rated it it was amazing
This is a sequel to a previous book that tells the adventures of an underage boy from Newfoundland who ends up being a volunteer in the Medical Corps during World War I. In this book he has returned to Newfoundland but tells this exploits to his girlfriend. It is very well-researched and well-told with a prologue, a cast of characters, a glossary, and an index of German translations from the text.
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Dec 15, 2011 Brooke Cheyenne rated it really liked it
Recommends it for: canadians
Not as good as the first but still very interesting and entertaining to see the life of Charlie after the war
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I read this for school in grade 8. I had no idea what was going on...
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Sharon E. McKay was born in 1954 in Montreal, Quebec, and earned a B.A. from York University in 1978. She lives in Prince Edward Island.

* Our Canadian Girl: Penelope
* Charlie Wilcox

Arthur Ellis Award
Best Juvenile (2009): War Brothers - Winner

Hackmatack Children's Choice Book Award: Fiction
2002 – Charlie Wilcox – Winner
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