In this book family life in wartorn Sarajevo is described through the eyes of the Bucalovic family who lived in a home threatened by bullets daily. It explains how they kept warm when they couldn't find any firewood for the stove and how they risked their lives just to get fresh water. This book is one of a series which uses a photo of the family outside their home with their possesions spread out for inspection. Short quotes from family members bring the personalities to life. Simple fact boxes at the start of each chapter give easy-to-grasp general information about various aspects of daily life in each country. The subject matter is suitable for National Curriculum Key Stage 1.