Summer 1939. With Europe on the brink of war, eighteen-year-old Kristina Tomiak has been called up to join the White Eagles, Poland's valiant air force. When the Nazis reach the town where she is based, Kristina makes a daring escape, but she doesn't realise that she's carrying a stowaway in her plane. Will Kristina be able to navigate the most challenging flight of her life and reach safety amid the turmoil of war?
Particularly suitable for struggling, reluctant or dyslexic readers aged 13+, White Eagles is a companion to Firebird.
- Shortlisted for the Scottish Teenage Book Prize, 2021.