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Original Essays | September 15, 2014

Lois Leveen: IMG Forsooth Me Not: Shakespeare, Juliet, Her Nurse, and a Novel



There's this writer, William Shakespeare. Perhaps you've heard of him. He wrote this play, Romeo and Juliet. Maybe you've heard of it as well. It's... Continue »
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March 1945

World War II may be ending, but for nineteen-year-old pilot Henry Forester the conflict still rages. Shot down behind enemy lines in France, Henry endured a dangerous trek to freedom, relying on the heroism of civilians and Resistance fighters to stay alive. But back home in Virginia, Henry is still reliving air battles with Hitler's Luftwaffe and his torture by the Gestapo. Mostly, Henry can't stop worrying about the safety of those who helped him escape--especially one French boy, Pierre, who, because of Henry, may have lost everything.

When Henry returns to France to find Pierre, he is stunned by the brutal after-math of combat: starvation, cities shattered by Allied bombing, and the shocking return of concentration camp survivors. Amid the rubble of war, Henry must begin a daring search for a lost boy--plus a fight to regain his own internal peace and the trust of the girl he loves.

L. M. Elliott's sequel to Under a War-Torn Sky is an astonishing account of surviving the fallout from war.

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The stunning sequel to Under A War-Torn Sky

World War II may be ending, but the conflict still rages for nineteen-year-old bomber pilot Henry Forester. After returning home to Virginia he is still reliving his struggles, and cant stop worrying about the safety of those who helped him escape—most of all, one French boy, Pierre, who may have lost everything because of Henry. When he returns to France to find Pierre, Henry is staggered by the consequences of war. Amid starvation, cities devastated by Allied bombing, and the shocking return of concentration camp survivors, Henry must embark on a brave search for a lost boy and a fight to find his own peace.

About the Author

L. M. Elliott is the author of several award-winning novels for young adults, including Under a War-Torn Sky, a Notable Children's Trade Book in the Field of Social Studies (NCSS/CBC) and a Jefferson Cup Honor Book; Give Me Liberty; and Annie, Between the States, a New York Public Library Book for the Teen Age and an IRA/CBC Teachers' Choice. She lives with her husband and their two children in Virginia.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780060744298
Author:
Elliott, Laura Malone
Publisher:
Katherine Tegen Books
Author:
Elliott, L. M.
Subject:
Historical - Military & Wars
Subject:
People & Places - Europe
Subject:
Social Issues - Emotions & Feelings
Subject:
Children s-Historical Fiction-Military and War
Edition Description:
Paperback
Publication Date:
20100914
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
from 7
Language:
English
Pages:
304
Dimensions:
8 x 5.3125 x 0.684685 in 8.56 oz
Age Level:
from 12

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The stunning sequel to Under A War-Torn Sky

World War II may be ending, but the conflict still rages for nineteen-year-old bomber pilot Henry Forester. After returning home to Virginia he is still reliving his struggles, and cant stop worrying about the safety of those who helped him escape—most of all, one French boy, Pierre, who may have lost everything because of Henry. When he returns to France to find Pierre, Henry is staggered by the consequences of war. Amid starvation, cities devastated by Allied bombing, and the shocking return of concentration camp survivors, Henry must embark on a brave search for a lost boy and a fight to find his own peace.

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