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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.


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624137
Courageous : a novel of Dunkirk by McDonough, Yona Zeldis 

BTSB Prebound(Scholastic Press, 2018)

BTSB #: 624137 Available

Dewey: FAges: 8-12   
AR: 5.1 MG RC: 4.7 3-5

Genres: Historical Fiction Adventure Fiction


Subjects: Dunkirk (France), Battle of, 1940 - Fiction World War, 1939-1945 - Great Britain - Fiction World War, 1939-1945 - France - Fiction Brothers - Fiction Friendship - Fiction Great Britain - History|y20th century - Fiction


Summary: It is the end of May 1940, the British government has put out a call for fishing boats to help rescue the British soldiers trapped at Dunkerque and Aiden is the son of a fisherman with access to his father's dory--his parents forbid him to go, but Aiden has already lost one brother to the war, and his other brother is somewhere over there with the British Expeditionary Force; so despite his fear of the ocean, he and his best friend Sally set out to rescue George and his fellow soldiers.


21.46 *

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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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592852
Odette's secrets by Macdonald, Maryann 

BTSB Prebound(Bloomsbury, 2013)

BTSB #: 592852 Available

Dewey: FAges: 10-14   
AR: 4.1 MG RC: 3.3 6-8 Lexile: 580

Genres: Historical Fiction


Subjects: Meyers, Odette - Childhood and youth - Fiction Jews - France - Fiction Holocaust, 1939-1945 - Fiction World War, 1939-1945 - France - Fiction Identity (Psychology) - Fiction


Summary: When Odette's father becomes a Nazi prisoner-of-war and the Paris police begin arresting Jews, her mother sends Odette to hide in the Catholic French countryside where she must keep many secrets to survive.


6.50 *

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731492
Village of scoundrels by Preus, Margi 

BTSB Prebound(Amulet Books, 2020)

BTSB #: 731492 Available

Dewey: FAges: 10-14   
AR: 5.8 MG F&P: Y

Genres: Historical Fiction Multicultural


Subjects: World War, 1939-1945 - Underground movements - France - Fiction Refugees - Fiction Jews - France - Fiction World War, 1939-1945 - France - Fiction France - History|yGerman occupation, 1940-1945 - Fiction


Summary: In the 1940s, remote Les Lauzes, France, houses Jews, unregistered foreigners, forgers, and others who take great risks to shelter refugees and smuggle them to safety in Switzerland.


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