Based on the story of Jean's mother, it describes the life of a girl growing up in Canada before World War I. It tells of difficult times - not seeing her parents for years and watching her brothers go to battle. But at the end of the story Flora has faced tragedy and decided to become a doctor.
Flora Gauld has lived in Taiwan for as long as she can remember, but now she is going home to Canada to stay with her uncle and aunt. She is given the special responsibility of looking after her younger brother, William but who will look after her?"
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Beloved and award-winning author Jean Little has garnered numerous accolades for her work. Born in Taiwan to Canadian doctors who were serving as missionaries, she was legally blind from birth. Little obtained a B.A. in English Language & Literature from the University of Toronto. She went on to write 44 more works, including novels, picture books, poetry, short stories, and two autobiographical books. She has six honorary degrees and is a Member of the Order of Canada. Little lives in Guelph, Ontario, with her family.
His Banner Over Me by Jean Little
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The book has been read but remains in clean condition. All pages are intact and the cover is intact. Some minor wear to the spine.