Author: Anola Pickett. Expected Release: Early July, 2015. Forced by war to grow up quickly, twelve-year-old George wants to be treated like a man. But with feuding neighbors and a family that won’t take him seriously, George has his own war to fight right at home in Kansas City. This old-fashioned, family drama brings you to the heart of the World War I homefront with a resonating, issue-driven, coming-of-age story you will love.