After mysteriously finding themselves in a war-torn country, Susie, Bennett, and their friend Owen decide to research the problems of this troubled nation. As the kids dig deeper and deeper, they uncover more shocking revelations that lead them to believe their own community is most likely facing some of the same life-threatening issues. When their investigation uncovers a famous actress who traveled half-way around the globe to play an heroic part in bringing these tragedies to the world's attention, the students at Merion Elementary School decide to take a stand and make a difference in their home town. By using their brains and their hearts, they are able to escape from tyrants, recover a precious family heirloom, and prove to themselves what strong and resourceful time-travelers they are.
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Most Helpful Customer Reviews
In the forth book in the series the time traveling kids learn lessons of poverty, famine and drought and war. All the great elements that the series is known for are present in this book. The book highlights how our history is connected to our futures, how reading give you knowledge and how knowledge can evoke change. How people's deficiencies can actually be a be benefit, among so many other amazing lessons kids need to be learning. In the end the kids do some amazing things to change and better their home town. I cannot say enough how much I love the Susie's Shoeies series. I think they are without exception some if the best books written for this age group (8 and up). I highly recommend this series and rate it 5 stars!!