Michael at the Invasion of France, 1943

Michael at the Invasion of France, 1943

Format
Hardcover
Price
$16.99
 
Additional Formats
  • Hardcover
  • ISBN 9780803737242
  • 240 Pages
  • Dial Books
  • 9-12 years

Overview

When the Nazis invade Paris, Michael, a thirteen-year- old French-American, wants to be a part of the Resistance. Starting small, vandalizing Nazi propaganda and refusing to hail Hitler, Michael works his way into the full-blown Resistance, escorting American aviators to safe zones and delivering important spy documents. But when an injured pilot needs help to escape France, will Michael be brave enough to complete the mission?

With historical notes, time lines, and maps to augment the page-turning action, it’s easy to see why School Library Journal says Boys of Wartime “will appeal to history buffs and reluctant readers alike.”
Michael at the Invasion of France, 1943

Michael at the Invasion of France, 1943

Laurie Calkhoven

Praise

“Delivers taut action and adventure” — Booklist

“An absorbing adventure” — Kirkus

“The action is intense” — School Library Journal
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