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Lily's Crossing

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When Lily meets Albert, a refugee from Hungary, during the summer of 1944, they begin a special friendship. However, Lily and Albert have both told lies, and Lily has told a lie that may cost Albert his life.

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As in years past, Lily will spend the summer in Rockaway, in her family's house by the Atlantic Ocean. But this summer of 1944, World War II has changed everyone's life. Lily's best friend, Margaret, has moved to a wartime factory town and Lily's father is going overseas to the war. There's no one Lily's age in Rockaway until Albert comes, a refugee from Hungary with a secret sewn into his coat. Albert has lost his family in the war; he's been through things Lily can't imagine. But soon they form a friendship. They have secrets to share. They both have told lies, and Lily has told a lie that may cost Albert his life. An ALA Notable Book and a "Boston Globe-Horn Book" Honor Book.

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ISBN:
9780780792975
Author:
Giff, Patricia Reilly
Publisher:
Perfection Learning
Author:
Giff, Reilly
Subject:
World war, 1939-1945
Subject:
Beaches
Subject:
Historical - United States - 20th Century
Subject:
Social Issues - Friendship
Subject:
Friendship
Subject:
Refugees
Subject:
Children s-Historical Fiction-U.S. 20th Century
Publication Date:
19990131
Binding:
LIBRARY BOUND
Language:
English
Dimensions:
7.50x5.45x.69 in. .48 lbs.
Age Level:
08-12

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Children's » Historical Fiction » United States » 20th Century
Young Adult » Fiction » Social Issues » Friendship

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"Synopsis" by , As in years past, Lily will spend the summer in Rockaway, in her family's house by the Atlantic Ocean. But this summer of 1944, World War II has changed everyone's life. Lily's best friend, Margaret, has moved to a wartime factory town and Lily's father is going overseas to the war. There's no one Lily's age in Rockaway until Albert comes, a refugee from Hungary with a secret sewn into his coat. Albert has lost his family in the war; he's been through things Lily can't imagine. But soon they form a friendship. They have secrets to share. They both have told lies, and Lily has told a lie that may cost Albert his life. An ALA Notable Book and a "Boston Globe-Horn Book" Honor Book.
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