My Secret War Diary By Flossie Albright

Author: Marcia Williams
Publisher: Walker
ISBN: 9781406309409
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My Secret War Diary By Flossie Albright. Marcia Williams uses her own childhood momentos to create a diary of a nine-year-old girl in Britain during World War II.

Rose Blanche Paperback

Author: Roberto Innocenti
Publisher: The Creative Company
ISBN: 9780898123852
Size: 52.25 MB
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Rose Blanche Paperback . During World War II, a young German girl's curiosity leads her to discover something far more terrible than the day-to-day hardships and privations that she and her neighbors have experienced.

Avoid Being A Second World War Evacuee

Author: Simon Smith
Publisher: Salariya Publishers
ISBN: 9781904194828
Size: 44.91 MB
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Avoid Being A Second World War Evacuee . The humorous cartoon-style illustrations and the narrative approach encourage readers to get emotionally involved with the characters and to follow them across England from London to the far reaches of the country. We look at the hardships faced in times of war, such as bombs and rationing. The book features handy hints that help to keep you alive and well in this dangerous time! Informative captions, a comprehensive glossary and an index make this title an ideal and fun introduction to the conventions of non-fiction texts.

The Last Minute

Author: Eleanor Updale
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 1409024695
Size: 78.92 MB
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The Last Minute. 9.21am: business as usual on a high street in England. 9.22am: the explosions are heard for miles around, and in the early confusion there is talk of a gas leak, a plane crash, and even terrorism . . . The people of Heathwick had been preparing for Christmas unaware that many would die, and the rest would be transformed for ever. Travel with them, second-by-second, through the hopes, fears, love, worries, gossip, cruelty, kindness and trivia that dominated their final minute before tragedy struck. And in the everyday story of an ordinary street, look for clues to what happened, and why.

The Collaborators

Author: Reginald Hill
Publisher: HarperCollins UK
ISBN: 0007334788
Size: 26.28 MB
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The Collaborators. When Janine Simonian was dragged roughly from her cell to face trial as a collaborator in the days of reckoning that followed the liberation of France, she refused to conceal her shaven skull from the jeering crowds that greeted her. Before the jury of former Resistance members pledged to extract vengeance on all who had connived in Nazi rule, Janine stood proudly in court -- and pleaded guilty to the charges. Why did so many French men and women collaborate with the Nazi occupation forces whilst others gave their lives in resistance? Were the motives of those who betrayed their country always selfish - and those of the Resistance always noble? THE COLLABORATORS is a superb novel of conscience and betrayal that portrays the human dilemmas brought about by the Nazi occupation of France, and asks uncomfortable questions about the priorities of personal and national loyalty in time of war.


Author: Joseph Kanon
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 1405530510
Size: 25.66 MB
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Alibi. The year is 1946. A stunned Europe is beginning its slow recovery from the ravages of World War II. Adam Miller has come to Venice to visit his widowed mother and forget the horrors he witnessed as a US Army war crimes investigator in Germany. But when Adam falls in love with Claudia, a Jewish woman scarred by her devastating experiences during the war, he is forced to confront a Venice haunted by atrocities it would rather forget. Beneath the dream-like fa├žade he discovers a city in which everyone was compromised by occupation, not least Gianni Maglione, the suave and enigmatic Venetian who is both his mother's new suitor and the man responsible for much of Claudia's suffering. When the troubled past erupts in violent murder, Adam finds himself at the centre of a torturous web in which the most valuable thing is not a stone-cold alibi, but the truth itself. The truth will out in this fantastic mystery from the author of Leaving Berlin and The Good German.

Anne Frank

Author: Josephine Poole
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 0099409763
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Anne Frank. Anne Frank's compelling story is told for a picture book audience. 9 yrs+

Last Days Of Summer Updated Ed

Author: Steve Kluger
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 006204267X
Size: 73.74 MB
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Last Days Of Summer Updated Ed. Last Days of Summer is the story of Joey Margolis, neighborhood punching bag, growing up goofy and mostly fatherless in Brooklyn in the early 1940s. A boy looking for a hero, Joey decides to latch on to Charlie Banks, the all-star third baseman for the New York Giants. But Joey's chosen champion doesn't exactly welcome the extreme attention of a persistent young fan with an overactive imagination. Then again, this strange, needy kid might be exactly what Banks needs.

Shooting The Moon

Author: Frances O'Roark Dowell
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1416998608
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Shooting The Moon. JAMIE THINKS HER FATHER CAN DO ANYTHING.... UNTIL THE ONE TIME HE CAN DO NOTHING. When twelve-year-old Jamie Dexter's brother joins the Army and is sent to Vietnam, Jamie is plum thrilled. She can't wait to get letters from the front lines describing the excitement of real-life combat: the sound of helicopters, the smell of gunpowder, the exhilaration of being right in the thick of it. After all, they've both dreamed of following in the footsteps of their father, the Colonel. But TJ's first letter isn't a letter at all. It's a roll of undeveloped film, the first of many. What Jamie sees when she develops TJ's photographs reveals a whole new side of the war. Slowly the shine begins to fade off of Army life - and the Colonel. How can someone she's worshipped her entire life be just as helpless to save her brother as she is? From the author of the Edgar Award-winning Dovey Coe comes a novel, both timely and timeless, about the sacrifices we make for what we believe and the people we love.

Bravo Mr William Shakespeare

Author: William Shakespeare
ISBN: 9780744567939
Size: 47.34 MB
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Bravo Mr William Shakespeare . This text presents seven of Shakespeare's plays in comic-strip form using original dialogue. Plays included are As You Like It, Antony and Cleopatra, Richard III, Twelfth Night, King Lear, The Merchant of Venice and Much Ado About Nothing.