A top selected or recommended title by the Kansas State Reading Circle Commission.
Author: Smith Roland
Year Reviewed:: 2008
Review: In 1941 London, fourteen-year-old Nick Freestone loses his apartment in a bombing raid. His mother sends him to Burma to live with his father on the family's teak plantation. Japanese capture their village and his father is taken prisoner. Nick and Mya his friend plan an escape for their families using wild timber elephants. Action-packed novel.