Road to War



Book information
Author Valerie Wilding
Series My Story
Publishers Scholastic UK
Publication date May 5, 2008[1] (1st)
June 4, 2015[2] (2nd)
Pages 188
ISBN 9781407104614
Book in series 21
Preceded by Pompeii
Followed by Highway Girl

Road to War: A First World War Girl's Diary is a book written by Valerie Wilding. It is the twenty-first book in My Story to feature a female protagonist. The book was published in May 2008 and reissued in June 2014.


"For Frederick John Harris, my Uncle Fred"

Book descriptionEdit

"It's 1917 and the Great War rages in Europe. When Daffy Rowntree's brother goes missing in action she refuses to sit safely in England, and determines to do something to help win the war. Soon she finds herself in the mud and horror of the battlefields of France, driving an ambulance transporting the wounded of the trenches..."



Main article: List of Road to War characters


Main article: Valerie Wilding

Valerie Wilding is a children's author. She wrote six books for the My Story series, including Bloody Tower, The Queen's Spies, Highway Girl, No Way Back, and Wartime Princess. Road to War was her first for the My Story relaunch and was followed closely by her second, Highway Girl.


See alsoEdit

v - e - dMy Story (UK)

The Hunger | Voyage on the Great Titanic | The Crystal Palace | Blitz | My Tudor Queen | Twentieth-Century Girl
The Great Plague | The '45 Rising | Mill Girl | Transported | Bloody Tower | Mayflower | Suffragette | Slave Girl
Anne Boleyn and Me | Victorian Workhouse | War Nurse | The Queen's Spies | Princess of Egypt | Pompeii
Road to War | Highway Girl | Sophie's Secret War | The Fall of the Blade | Factory Girl | No Way Back
Wartime Princess | Berlin Olympics | Lady Jane Grey | Nowhere to Run | Codename Céline


Civil War | Trafalgar | The Trenches | Battle of Britain | Armada | Crimea | Indian Mutiny | Zulu War | Agincourt | Waterloo
Flying Ace | D-Day | Spy Smuggler | Desert Danger | U-Boat Hunter | Roman Invasion | Viking Blood | The Sweep's Boy
The Storm to Come | Pyramid of Secrets

My Royal Story

Egyptian Princess | Bloody Tower | Victoria | Anastasia | Anne Boleyn and Me | Cleopatra | Marie Antoinette | Elizabeth
Mary, Queen of Scots | Catherine of Aragon | Henry VIII's Wives

My True Story

What If They Find Us? | Hero at Dunkirk | Standing Alone | Give Us the Vote! | Dodger!

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