Genevieve's War (Hardcover)

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Thirteen-year-old American girl Genevieve has spent the summer of 1939 at her grandmother's farm in Alsace, France. Then she makes an impulsive choice: to stay in France. It proves to be a dangerous decision. World War II erupts. The Nazis conquer Alsace and deport the Jews and others. A frightening German officer commandeers a room in Meme's farmhouse. And when Gen's friend Remi commits an act of sabotage, Gen is forced to hide him in the attic--right above the Nazi officer's head. Genevieve's War is a gripping story that brings the war in occupied France vividly to life. It is a companion work to Lily's Crossing, a Newbery Honor Book.

About the Author


Patricia Reilly Giff is the author of many highly acclaimed books for children, including two Newbery Honor Books: Lily's Crossing, which was also a Boston Globe-Horn Book Honor Book, and Pictures of Hollis Woods. Her works for younger readers include the Hunter Moran books. She lives in Connecticut. Becca Stadtlander is an illustrator and fine artist. She is a graduate of the Maryland Institute College of Art and lives in Covington, Kentucky.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780823438006
ISBN-10: 0823438007
Publisher: Holiday House
Publication Date: March 30th, 2017
Pages: 240
Language: English

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