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Meggie Dillon's life has been turned upside down by World War II. Meggie's father has announced that they must help the war effort and

move to Willow Run, Michigan, where he'll work nights in a factory building important war planes that will help fight the enemy in Europe. Willow Run will be the greatest adventure ever, Meggie thinks. There she meets Patches and Harlan, other kids like her from far-off places whose parents have come here to do their part in the war. And there she faces questions about courage, and what it takes to go into battle, like Eddie, and to keep hope alive on the home front.

Synopsis:

In this moving companion to the Newbery Honor Book "Lily's Crossing," Meggie Dillon's life has been turned upside down by World War II. Meggie's father announces the family is moving to Willow Run, Michigan, where he'll work nights in a factory building planes that will help fight the enemy in Europe.

Synopsis:

Meggie Dillon's life has been turned upside down by World War II. Meggie's father has announced that they must help the war effort and

move to Willow Run, Michigan, where he'll work nights in a factory building important war planes that will help fight the enemy in Europe. Willow Run will be the greatest adventure ever, Meggie thinks. There she meets Patches and Harlan, other kids like her from far-off places whose parents have come here to do their part in the war. And there she faces questions about courage, and what it takes to go into battle, like Eddie, and to keep hope alive on the home front.

About the Author

Patricia Reilly Giff is the author of many beloved books for children. She lives in Trumbull, Connecticut

Product Details

ISBN:
9780440238010
Author:
Giff, Patricia Reilly
Publisher:
Yearling Books
Subject:
Family - General
Subject:
World war, 1939-1945
Subject:
History
Subject:
Historical - United States - 20th Century
Subject:
Courage
Subject:
World War, 1939-1945 -- United States.
Subject:
Children s-Historical Fiction-U.S. 20th Century
Publication Date:
20070231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 4 up to 7
Language:
English
Pages:
160
Dimensions:
7.66x5.12x.39 in. .24 lbs.
Age Level:
09-12

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Product details 160 pages Yearling Books - English 9780440238010 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , In this moving companion to the Newbery Honor Book "Lily's Crossing," Meggie Dillon's life has been turned upside down by World War II. Meggie's father announces the family is moving to Willow Run, Michigan, where he'll work nights in a factory building planes that will help fight the enemy in Europe.
"Synopsis" by , Meggie Dillon's life has been turned upside down by World War II. Meggie's father has announced that they must help the war effort and

move to Willow Run, Michigan, where he'll work nights in a factory building important war planes that will help fight the enemy in Europe. Willow Run will be the greatest adventure ever, Meggie thinks. There she meets Patches and Harlan, other kids like her from far-off places whose parents have come here to do their part in the war. And there she faces questions about courage, and what it takes to go into battle, like Eddie, and to keep hope alive on the home front.

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