It's Charlotte McKenzie's birthday today and she has just received a purple leather diary from her Uncle Donald in France. Charlotte lives with her two sisters Amelia and Lily and baby Albert her little brother. Her mother is a nurse and on the other hand her father doesn't do anything but complain. Charlotte and her family live in Melbourne, Australia.
Charlotte's father has shell shock from his traumatic experience in the war.
Some soldiers had influenza. Florence her best friend and her next door neighbor dad said that it might have been from other soldiers that had come from overseas.
I am sorry to say that mr Andrews won't make it
When Charlotte returned with her siblings from the bonfire she found her dad poisoning himself.
Charlotte and Florence are riding around the neighborhood when they see Bill the gate keep.They head over to see him and tell him the good news.
Bill the wars over
The war has finished and Charlotte has started working for Dr Barnes Florence's dad to pay him back for looking after her father.