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Now or Never: A Dunkirk Story

Now or Never: A Dunkirk Story

Published: 3 Jan 2019

Paperback / softback, 208 pages

Recommended for age 9+ and 11+

By Bali Rai

Published by Scholastic

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Now or Never brings a young Private Fazal Khan from his home in India to the battlefields of the Second World War. As he and his friends make their way to the beaches of Dunkirk, Fazal must deal with more than the terrors of a dangerous trek to reach the evacuation zone.

A gripping adventure.

Tagged Second World War and war and conflict

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