The war that saved my life

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Winner of the 2016 Odyssey Award for Excellence in Audiobook Production

An exceptionally moving story of triumph against all odds set during World War 2, from the acclaimed author of Jefferson'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.

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ISBN:
9780147510488
9780803740815
9780553556513
9781432865856
9781101890622
9781101637807
9780553556537
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Level 4.1, 9 Points
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580L
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Last Grouping Update 2019-06-25 14:52:26PM
Last Indexed 2019-06-25 14:54:18PM

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subject_facet Brothers and sisters -- Fiction, Brothers and sisters -- Juvenile fiction, Children's audiobooks, Great Britain -- History -- George VI, 1936-1952 -- Fiction, Great Britain -- History -- George VI, 1936-1952 -- Juvenile fiction, Historical fiction, Juvenile sound recording, Newbery Honor Book, People with disabilities -- Fiction, People with disabilities -- Juvenile fiction, Sound recording, World War, 1939-1945 -- Evacuation of civilians -- Fiction, World War, 1939-1945 -- Evacuation of civilians -- Great Britain -- Fiction, World War, 1939-1945 -- Evacuation of civilians -- Great Britain -- Juvenile fiction, World War, 1939-1945 -- Evacuation of civilians -- Juvenile fiction, Young adult audiobooks, Young adult fiction
title_display The war that saved my life
title_full The War That Saved My Life, The War That Saved My Life Bradley, Kimberly Brubaker., The War that Saved My Life, The war that saved my life / Kimberly Braubaker Bradley, The war that saved my life / by Kimberly Brubaker Bradley, The war that saved my life [compact discs] / Kimberly Brubaker Bradley
title_short The war that saved my life
title_sub
topic_facet Brothers and sisters, Evacuation of civilians, Historical Fiction, History, Juvenile Fiction, People with disabilities, World War, 1939-1945