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When the Sergeant Came Marching Home

Don Lemna


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Donald can't believe it when his father returns after serving in World War II and decides to move the family to a middle-of-nowhere farm, where they work hard trying to make end meet. Full of wry, affectionate humor, this novel shows how one family becomes whole again.

Holiday House, 9780823420834, 208pp.

Publication Date: April 15, 2008

About the Author

Don Lemna, raised on the American prairies, lives in Medicine Hat, Canada. When the Sergeant Came Marching Home was named a VOYA Top Shelf Fiction for Middle School Readers title. In a starred review, Booklist called it "timeless," and Kirkus Reviews said it was "full of heart and more than a few laugh-aloud moments."