The war that saved my life
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Published:
New York, New York : Dial Books for Young Readers, an imprint of Penguin Group (USA) Inc., [2015].
Format:
Book
Physical Desc:
316 pages ; 22 cm.
Lexile measure:
580L
Status:
7 copies, 1 person is on the wait list.
Broomfield Teen Fiction
YA Bradl
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A Newbery Honor Book Winner of the Schneider Family Book Award (Middle School) Wall Street Journal  Best Children's Books of 2015 New York Public Library's 100 Books for Reading and Sharing 

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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Language:
English
ISBN:
9780803740815 (hardcover), 0803740816 (hardcover)
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Level 4.1, 9 Points
Lexile measure:
580

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A young disabled girl and her brother are evacuated from London to the English countryside during World War II, where they find life to be much sweeter away from their abusive mother.
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APA Citation (style guide)

Bradley, K. B. (2015). The war that saved my life. New York, New York: Dial Books for Young Readers, an imprint of Penguin Group (USA) Inc.

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Bradley, Kimberly Brubaker. 2015. The War That Saved My Life. New York, New York: Dial Books for Young Readers, an imprint of Penguin Group (USA) Inc.

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Bradley, Kimberly Brubaker, The War That Saved My Life. New York, New York: Dial Books for Young Readers, an imprint of Penguin Group (USA) Inc, 2015.

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Bradley, Kimberly Brubaker. The War That Saved My Life. New York, New York: Dial Books for Young Readers, an imprint of Penguin Group (USA) Inc, 2015. Print.

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