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henry holt and co byr ยท march 2014 juvenile fiction family parents john boyne stay where you are and then leave the next work of historical fiction from the author of the boy in the striped pajamas stay where you are and then leave is a touching look at the effects war has on a family the day the first world war broke out alfie summerfield s father promised he wouldn t go away to fight but he broke that promise the following day four march henry holt and co byr juvenile fiction family parents on sale 3/25/2014 ages 9 to 12 grades 4 to 7 hardback 256 pages 5.500 in w 8.250 in h 1.000 lb wt carton quantity 0 isbn 9781627790314 $16.99 years later alfie doesn t know where his father might be other than that he s away on a special secret mission then while shining shoes at king s cross station alfie unexpectedly sees his father s name on a sheaf of papers belonging to a military doctor bewildered and confused alfie realizes his father is in a hospital close by a hospital treating soldiers with shell shock alfie isn t sure what shell shock is but he is determined to rescue his father from this strange unnerving place john boyne was born in ireland in 1971 and is the author of seven novels boyne s celebrated the boy in the striped pajamas was winner of the irish book award children s book of the year as well as numerous other awards and commendations it was longlisted for the carnegie medal and the international impac literary award and was made into a miramax feature film his novels are published in over 40 languages he lives in dublin ireland johnboyne.com 97