Recommended Age, Grade, and Reading Levels
- Age: 9 to 12
- Grade: 4 to 7
- Reading age: 9 to 12
The time: 1899. The place: South Africa. The event: The Boer War. Whether in full-scale battles or in an intense private fight between two men in an old abandoned house, Jack Randall, a twenty-year-old Newfoundlander, faces death and sees the horrors of war.
About the authors
Terry Leeder is the author of several Frontiers and Pioneers history books, including A Fighting Lady, The Long Sault, The Great River, The Soldier's Son, Pioneer Among the Mountains, White Forehead of the Cypress Hills, Daughter of the Old Pioneer, Brand 9999, and Canadians in a Far Country.