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Octavia- A "Think-it-through" Type of girl. She Goes with the flow. Feels comfortable in her own skin at times.
Talitha- The wild child. reckless but self conscience. Otherwise known as "Miss Sassy" she is the complete opposite of Octavia
''Ain't nobody gonna make Marey Lee Boylen go home.''
Mare- Strong, Protective and anything but old. A natural firecracker that proves she won't stop her fire. She can really have a soft side too. As long as you dont call her grandma!
"What mother think of me?"
Mare's War By Tanita S. Davis starts off as a cross country drive in the 21st century to Mare's family reunion with her two grandaughters, Octavia and Talitha. But soon takes a turn to the past about life in the WAC during one of the most horrible events of history: The Holocaust. Young mare stays with her mother and sister,Feen on a farm in little Bay Slough, Alabama. But when Feen is sent away to stay with other relatives, Mare is free to find independence for herself, for her mother, and more importantly, for The U.S.A. Join Talitha And Octavia as they discover who Mare really is!