Cheryl Blackford's debut novel is set in England during WWII and told from the dual perspectives of 10-year old Lizzie, a homesick girl evacuated from bomb-blitzed Hull to the remote Yorkshire valley, and Elijah, a local gypsy boy. When Lizzie discovers an abandoned baby, she goes in search of the child's parents. But Lizzie's quest to reunite the baby with her family leads her to a forbidden friendship with Elijah, and both of them must come to terms with a world clouded by prejudice and fear.

Lizzie and the Lost Baby 2017, Houghton Mifflin

ISBN-13: 9780544935259

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Lizzie and the Lost Baby 2016, Houghton Mifflin

ISBN-13: 9780544570993

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