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282471
All the light we cannot see : a novel by Doerr, Anthony 

Paperback(Scribner, 2017)

BTSB #: 282471 Available

Dewey: FAges: 10-14   
Lexile: 880

Subjects: Blind - Fiction Father-daughter relationship - Fiction Uncles - Fiction Orphans - Fiction World War, 1939-1945 - France - Fiction World War, 1939-1945 - Germany - Fiction France - History|y1940-1945, German occupation - Fiction


Summary: A novel about a blind French girl and a German boy whose paths collide in occupied France as both try to survive the devastation of World War II. Marie Laure lives with her father in Paris within walking distance of the Museum of Natural History where he works as the master of the locks. When she is six, she goes blind, and her father builds her a model of their neighborhood, every house, every manhole, so she can memorize it with her fingers and navigate the real streets.


14.76 *

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393452
Allies by Gratz, Alan 

BTSB Prebound(Scholastic Press, 2019)

BTSB #: 393452 Available

Dewey: FAges: 9-12   
AR: 5.6 MG RC: 4.7 6-8

Genres: Historical Fiction


Subjects: World War, 1939-1945 - Campaigns - France - Normandy - Fiction World War, 1939-1945 - Underground movements - France - Fiction German American - Fiction Soldiers - Fiction Survival skills - Fiction Normandy (France) - History|y20th century - Fiction France - History|y1940-1945, German occupation - Fiction


Summary: It is June 6, 1944, D-Day, and Dee Carpenter (true name Dietrich Zimmermann), an underage private in the United States Army, is headed for Omaha Beach, seeking revenge for his uncle, who was arrested by Nazis when Dee was a little boy; meanwhile, Samira Zidano, an eleven-year old French-Algerian girl is looking for the French resistance, desperate to deliver the message that the invasion is about to begin, and get their help in freeing her mother--this is the most important day of the twentieth century, and both children want to fight, and survive.


21.46 *

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624150
Bicycle spy by McDonough, Yona Zeldis 

BTSB Prebound(Scholastic Press, 2016)

BTSB #: 624150 Available

Dewey: FAges: 8-12   
AR: 4.7 MG RC: 3.7 3-5

Genres: Historical Fiction Adventure Fiction


Subjects: World War, 1939-1945 - Underground movements - France - Fiction Secrets - Fiction Family life - France - Fiction Jews - France - Fiction Bicycles - Fiction Cycling - Fiction Adventure fiction France - History|y1940-1945, German occupation - Fiction


Summary: Twelve-year-old Marcel loves riding his bicycle, and dreams of competing in the Tour de France, but it is 1942 and German soldiers are everywhere, stopping him as he delivers bread from his parents' bakery around Aucoin--then one day he discovers that it is not just bread he is delivering, and suddenly he finds himself in possession of dangerous secrets about his parents and his new friend from Paris, Delphine.


20.76 *

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659217
Day the world stopped turning by Morpurgo, Michael 

BTSB Prebound(Feiwel and Friends, 2019)

BTSB #: 659217 Available

Dewey: FAges: 10-14   
Lexile: 900

Genres: Historical Fiction


Subjects: Autistic children - Fiction World War, 1939-1945 - France - Fiction Friendship - Fiction Romanies - Fiction Soldiers - Fiction Hope - Fiction Human-animal communication - Fiction Flamingos - Fiction Camargue (France) - History|y20th century - Fiction France - History|y1940-1945, German occupation - Fiction


Summary: In the unique landscape of the Camargue in the South of France during WW2, a young autistic boy lives on his parents' farm among the salt flats and the flamingos that live there. There are lots of things he doesn't understand, but he does know how to heal animals. He loves routine and music too; every week he goes to market with his mother, to ride his special horse on the town carousel. But then the Germans come, with their guns, and take the town.


20.76 *

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378329
Genevieve's war by Giff, Patricia Reilly 

BTSB Prebound(Holiday House, 2017)

BTSB #: 378329 Available

Dewey: FAges: 8-12   
AR: 4 MG RC: 3.2 3-5 Lexile: 550

Genres: Historical Fiction Family Life


Subjects: World War, 1939-1945 - Underground movements - France - Fiction Grandparent-grandchild relationship - Fiction Self-reliance - Fiction France - History|y1940-1945, German occupation - Fiction


Summary: In August 1939 Genevieve makes an impulsive decision not to get on a train to take her to a boat back to New York and must spend the duration of World War II with her grandmother in a small village in Alsace, France, where she becomes involved with the French resistance.


14.77 *

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973541
Stone angel by Yolen, Jane 

BTSB Prebound(Philomel Books, 2015)

BTSB #: 973541 Available

Dewey: EAges: 5-8   
AR: 4.4 LG Lexile: 840 AD

Genres: Historical Fiction


Subjects: Holocaust, 1939-1945 - France - Fiction Jews - France - Fiction Escapes - Fiction Angels - Fiction France - History|y1940-1945, German occupation - Fiction


Summary: While trying to escape with her family from the Nazis, a young Jewish French girl feels protected by angels.


6.50 *

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617196
Tin Snail by McAllister, Cameron 

BTSB Prebound(Delacorte Press, 2016)

BTSB #: 617196 Available

Dewey: FAges: 9-12   
AR: 5.8 MG RC: 5.4 6-8 Lexile: 830 F&P: W

Genres: Historical Fiction Family Life


Subjects: Automobiles - Design and construction - Fiction Father-son relationship - Fiction Italians - France - Fiction World War, 1939-1945 - Underground movements - France - Fiction France - History|y1940-1945, German occupation - Fiction


Summary: A thirteen-year-old French boy tries to save his father's job by inventing a special kind of car, but it isn't easy--especially when the Nazis are planning to steal his design.


6.50 *

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695488
White bird : a wonder story by Palacio, R. J. 

BTSB Prebound(Knopf, 2019)

BTSB #: 695488 Available

Dewey: 741.5/NAges: 8-12   
AR: 3.5 MG RC: 3.5 3-5 Lexile: 440 GN F&P: Y

Subjects: Grandmothers - Fiction World War, 1939-1945 - Fiction Jews - France Nazis - Fiction Graphic novels France - History|y1940-1945, German occupation - Fiction


Summary: Classroom bully Julian learns about how his grandmother, as a young Jewish girl, survived the Nazis in occupied France during World War II. In graphic novel format.


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