TreeTops True Stories are exciting, motivating non-fiction books which will broaden your pupils' reading experience. They are part of a structured reading programme for juniors. The events in this story are based on the actual events that took place in the village of Eyam, Derbyshire in 1665. Whilst the main protagonists of the story of fictional, they interact with real persons who lived and died during that terrible summer. Children will readily identify with Sarah the heroine of the story, or her younger brother and elder sister. The text is supported by historical fact about the plague and Eyam itself. Books contain inside cover notes to support children in their reading. Help with childrens reading development also available at www.oxfordowl.co.uk. This book is also available as part of a mixed pack of 6 different books or a class pack of 36 books of the same Oxford Reading Tree level.