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Survivors: WWII: A Young Girl's Story By James Riordan

Survivors: WWII: A Young Girl's Story

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A gripping fictional account of occupied France during World War II, told from the perspective of Marie who, along with her mother, finds herself looking after two injured soldiers.

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Survivors: WWII: A Young Girl's Story by James Riordan

It's spring 1940 in occupied France when Marie and her mother find themselves looking after two injured soldiers. But one is English and the other is German, and they are sworn enemies. The two patients must not find out about each other. Will the compassion and understanding of one girl and her mother be enough to keep the peace?

Part of a unique collection of fictional stories about young people caught up in real-life conflicts and disasters. Through their eyes we experience the day-to-day hardships and dangers of living through troubled times from throughout history.

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About James Riordan


James Riordan grew up during the war. After he left school he worked as a postman, a barman, a crate stacker, a railway clerk and a double bass player before doing his national service. After demobilization he did a joint honours degree in Social Science and Russian and then spent five years in Moscow working as a translator. Back in England he lectured at Birmingham and Bradford Universities before becoming Professor of Russian at Surrey University. In 1999, he won the NASEN book award for 'Sweet Clarinet' (OUP) His book, 'The Prisoner' has been nominated for the Carnegie Medal.

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GOR008704488
Survivors: WWII: A Young Girl's Story by James Riordan
James Riordan
Survivors
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Hachette Children's Group
2015-11-26
96
0750296291
9780750296298
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