When a girl from London comes to stay with the McIntires, Molly expects her to be as glamorous as an English princess. But Emily is nothing like Molly expected. It isn’t until Emily talks about living through a real bombing that Molly understands the sacrifices others have made for the war. Just when Molly feels like wartime will last forever, she gets the news she’s been waiting for: Dad is coming home! Can Molly pull off plans for a big surprise? 176 pages. Paperback. Author: Valerie Tripp.