me and cannon

That’s what I am to a grade five boy in southern Ontario.

And he’s right! Almost 40 books now—fiction and non-fiction—and all to do with the past and many set in wartime. Why? Because I firmly believe that the decisions a Roman Legionary, a boy caught up in the Spanish Civil War, or a starving Arctic explorer had to make were just as confusing, frightening and complex as anything we have to deal with today.

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