June 20, 2022
Quarantine by Philippa Werry was a great book to read and review. It is set in Wellington in 1937. The book is told through the eyes of an 11-year-old boy named Tom. He has three sisters and one brother. The oldest sister is Lily, Tom is the second oldest, Florence (Flo for short) is just younger than Tom, then Johnny, and little Jessie is the youngest.
One day the newspaper reports of a case of infantile paralysis (polio). This was going to be the second infantile paralysis wave, the last one being before Tom was born. Read more