Sunday September 3rd 1939. At the moment Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain broadcasts to the nation Britain’s declaration of war with Germany, a senior Secret Service agent breaks into Maisie Dobbs' flat to await her return. Dr. Francesca Thomas has an urgent assignment for Maisie: to find the killer of a man who escaped occupied Belgium as a boy, some twenty-three years earlier during the Great War.
At nearly one hundred years old, Thalia Mars is a far cry from the patients that child psychologist Alex Delaware normally treats. But the charming, witty woman convinces Alex to meet with her in a suite at the Aventura, a luxury hotel with a checkered history.
Trombone Shorty, Troy Andrews and Bryan Collier. Grades 3+ Trombone Shorty is a musician who got his start at age four when he first picked up a trombone that was twice his size. By age six, he was playing in the streets of New Orleans. Now he performs with some of the biggest musicians and returns home to share his music with the children of New Orleans. Autobiographical Picture Book.