Greater Than Angels: A Novel of the Civil War

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Simon & Schuster Children's Publishing, Nov 1, 1999 - Juvenile Fiction - 192 pages
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Anna, a teenaged German refugee, relates how she and other Jewish children were cared for by the citizens of Le Chambon-sur-Lignon, France, during the German occupation.

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User Review  - aubreycs - LibraryThing

I LOVED this book! It was a different perspective of living/surviving during WW2. The young girl didn't spend her entire time in a concentration camp but trying to not only take care of herself but ... Read full review

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I've read this book before, but I didn't remember anything about it. It was a lot more interesting historically for me this time around, because there are references to cabarets put on in camps that I ... Read full review


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Writer Carol Matas was born in Canada in 1949. Matas was an actress and currently teaches writing. Matas is best known for her historical adventures. These often feature young people caught up in the world's problems. "Daniel's Story," about a young Jewish boy in Nazi Germany, was short-listed for the 1993 Governor General's Award and the 1994 Ruth Schwartz Award and won the Silver Birch Award. Lisa won the Geoffrey Bilson Award and was a New York Times Book Review Notable of 1989.