Vinnie’s War is set when a war rages across Europe. Vinnie is sent away from the bombs of London with countless other children in a hope of survival. The evacuee children go to the country town of Netterford, which seems nice until they meet the locals. Vinnie and his new friends find they now have their own war to fight. Will he find a place where he belongs? The novel gives you an idea of what many children experienced when sent away from their families during World War II. It is a novel of friends, hope, and survial.