Nine-year-old city newspaper seller Roddy becomes involved in the infamous Battle of Brisbane in 1942: when American and Australian servicemen fought against each other, rioting in the streets of the city for two days. When Roddy helps an American serviceman who's been involved in the fighting, he never expects that the battle will become covered up - a wartime secret. Never to be reported in the newspapers he sells. Or that his actions will result in a new life for him after the war - all the way to the USA. A fast-moving historical novel for junior middle-grade readers by multi-award-winning author Pamela Rushby. 

Paperback / softback  h190mm  x  w128mm 

ISBN13: 9780648815426