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The war that saved my life / by Kimberly Brubaker Bradley.


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Rockville Public Library J BRA (Text to phone) 34035131650182 Juvenile Fiction Available -

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General Note:
Bookjacket illustrator: Josie Portillo.
Summary, etc.:
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.
"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?"--Publisher's description.
Study Program Information Note:
Accelerated Reader 4.1.
AR 4.1.
Accelerated Reader AR MG 4.1 9.0 Quiz 170995.
Reading Counts 3-5 3.3 16.
Accelerated Reader/Renaissance Learning MG 4.1 9.0 170995.
Awards Note:
Nutmeg Award Winner, Intermediate, 2018.
Newbery Honor Book, 2016.
Newbery Honor Book, 2016
Schneider Family Book Award for Middle School, 2016
Subject: World War, 1939-1945 > Evacuation of civilians > Great Britain > Juvenile fiction.
Children with disabilities > Juvenile fiction.
Brothers and sisters > Juvenile fiction.
Abusive parents > Juvenile fiction.
Great Britain > History > George VI, 1936-1952 > Juvenile fiction.
World War, 1939-1945 > Evacuation of civilians > Fiction.
People with disabilities > Fiction.
Brothers and sisters > Fiction.
Great Britain > History > George VI, 1936-1952 > Fiction.
Genre: Historical fiction.
Historical fiction.

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