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In this daring tale that combines history with fantasy, a young girl is sent away from Paris when the Nazis invade to her aunts home in the French countryside. She soon encounters Gerard, a visitor from a long time ago, who proves to be a valiant ally at a crucial moment.

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“This well-written . . . fast-paced adventure raises some interesting issues.” —School Library Journal

Lisette Beaucaire was angry when her parents sent her away from Paris that September day in 1940. And although she knew that with the Nazis occupying the city shed be safer at her aunt Josephines farm in the Dordogne Valley, Lisette resented her “exile.” Shed miss her friends and the excitement of being thirteen and starting a new school. Instead, shed have nothing to do but amuse her little cousin Cecile.

Thats what Lisette thought, but she soon found out that she wasnt the only visitor at the farmhouse. And then she encountered Gerard, a visitor from a long time ago, who proved to be a valiant ally at a crucial moment.

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ISBN:
9780618747818
Author:
Vande Velde, Vivian
Publisher:
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (HMH)
Author:
Velde, Vivian Vande
Location:
Boston
Subject:
Historical - Military & Wars
Subject:
Horror & Ghost Stories
Subject:
Historical - Holocaust
Subject:
Historical fiction
Subject:
Ghosts
Subject:
Children s-Historical Fiction-Military and War
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Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Publication Date:
20070931
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 5 up to 9
Language:
English
Pages:
224
Dimensions:
8.19x6.61x.56 in. .52 lbs.
Age Level:
10-14

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“This well-written . . . fast-paced adventure raises some interesting issues.” —School Library Journal

Lisette Beaucaire was angry when her parents sent her away from Paris that September day in 1940. And although she knew that with the Nazis occupying the city shed be safer at her aunt Josephines farm in the Dordogne Valley, Lisette resented her “exile.” Shed miss her friends and the excitement of being thirteen and starting a new school. Instead, shed have nothing to do but amuse her little cousin Cecile.

Thats what Lisette thought, but she soon found out that she wasnt the only visitor at the farmhouse. And then she encountered Gerard, a visitor from a long time ago, who proved to be a valiant ally at a crucial moment.

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