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War That Saved My Life (Reprint) (Paperback) (Kimberly Brubaker Bradley)

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An exceptionally moving story of triumph against all odds set during World War 2, from the acclaimed author ofJefferson’s Sons and for fans of Number the Stars. Nine-year-old Ada has never left her one-room apartment. Her mother is too humiliated by Ada’s twisted foot to let her outside. So when her little brother Jamie is shipped out of London to escape the war, Ada doesn’t waste a minute—she sneaks out to join him. So begins a new adventure of Ada, and for Susan Smith, the woman who is forced to take the two kids in. As Ada teaches herself to ride a pony, learns to read, and watches for German spies, she begins to trust Susan—and Susan begins to love Ada and Jamie. But in the end, will their bond be enough to hold them together through wartime? Or will Ada and her brother fall back into the cruel hands of their mother? This masterful work of historical fiction is equal parts adventure and a moving tale of family and identity—a classic in the making.
Edition: Reprint
Number of Pages: 31612
Genre: Juvenile Fiction
Sub-Genre: History
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Penguin Group USA
Age Range: 9-12 years
Author: Kimberly Brubaker Bradley
Language: English
Street Date: May 31, 2016
TCIN: 51526697
UPC: 9780147510488
Item Number (DPCI): 248-22-5152
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This book was the best I’ve read it had emotional and heart warming moments and was so heart touching I am going to read it again and again
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