Thunder in the Sky Author:K.M. Peyton Too young to enlist in 1914, Sam signs on as a bargehand on The Flower of Ipswich carrying ammunition from England to the French port of Calais. To his dismay he observes that his skipper, Bunyard, is a German sympathizer. Soon, however, Sam finds it is not Bunyard he has to fear -- but a member of Sam's own family. his discoveries unleash a dan... more »gerous chain of events that plunge Sam closer and closer to the actual scene of war, and eventually involve him in a harrowing sea chase across the Channel, and a perilous mission to the trenches of Bethune. And as Sam struggles with his deep personal conflict, he grows far beyond his years and learns what sacrifices are demanded by loyalty, courage, and honor.
Told against a background of World War I ... this book is a gripping story of adventure on land and sea.
Illustrated by Victor G. Ambrus with pen and ink sketches.« less