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Whistling in the Dark - by Shirley Hughes (Hardcover)

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Legendary author Shirley Hughes draws on her young teenage memories for a compelling novel of friendship and mysteries set in Liverpool during the Blitz.Liverpool, 1940: Thirteen-year-old Joan's home is under constant threat from the ******' terrifying nightly air raids. Everyone is on edge, faced with strict food rationing, curfews, and blackouts. It’s not an easy time to be a teenager. Joan’s one solace is going to the movies with her best friend, the unflappable Doreen, but when the bombings intensify, even that becomes too dangerous. There’s also the matter of a strange man who Joan sees lurking near their home. Who is he, and why does he think Joan can help him? Even more unsettling, as the Blitz worsens, Joan and her friends make a discovery down by the old mill that will tear the whole community apart. In the hardship of war, everything seems to be rationed — except true friendship.
Number of Pages: 227
Genre: Juvenile Fiction
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Candlewick Pr
Age Range: 9-12 years
Author: Shirley Hughes
Language: English
Street Date: November 14, 2017
TCIN: 52969943
UPC: 9780763690724
Item Number (DPCI): 248-50-0721
$11.89
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