Under a War-Torn Sky

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Hyperion Book CH, Apr 28, 2003 - Juvenile Fiction - 288 pages
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When Henry Forester is shot down during a bombing run over France, the World War II pilot finds himself trapped behind enemy lines. In constant danger of discovery by German soldiers, Henry begins a remarkable journey to greedom. Relying on the kind ness of strangers, Henry moves from town to town--traveling by moonlight, never asking questions, or even the names of the people who help him along the way. Through his journey, Henry gains an understanding of the French and their struggle; and of his own place in a war that will change the face of Europe forever.

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User Review  - Leanne - Goodreads

Under a War-Torn Sky by Laura Malone Elliott is a historical fiction book about a pilot's journey through France after he is shot down. Henry, the pilot, has to survive and find his way home by ... Read full review

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In 1944, Henry, a young pilots, plane is shot down behind enemy lines and he is stranded alone. What will him and the people he meet sacrifice to stay alive and get home? As a young pilot in the US ... Read full review



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L. M. Elliott (www.LMElliott.com) is the author of a number of picture books and award-winning historical novels, including Under a War-Torn Sky and its sequel, A Troubled Peace; Annie, Between the States; Give Me Liberty; and Flying South. A longtime journalist, Elliott was twice a finalist for the National Magazine Award and recipient of numerous Dateline awards. She is a graduate of Wake Forest University and holds a masters degree in journalism from the University of North Carolina. She lives in northern Virginia with her family.

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