Waiting for Anya

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Scholastic, 1993 - France - 172 pages
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A village high in the mountains on the French-Spanish border seems relatively untouched by World War II. Young Jo, falling asleep one day when he should be guarding the sheep on the mountainside, meets a stranger. When a German garrison is stationed in his village to stem the flow of people escaping over the border, Jo finds that his life, and the lives of others, depends on how well he keeps his dangerous secret.

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User Review  - Miaz - Goodreads

Waiting for Anya was a great book. I read it for my historical fiction project and loved it. It was filled with facts, adventure, friendship, and so many other things. I think that Michael Morpurgo ... Read full review

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User Review  - Flora - Goodreads

Jo Lalande is a young shepherd who is enjoying his childhood; but when his father goes to fight in the war, Jo has to become the man of the house. After an incident with a bear, Jo meets a mysterious ... Read full review


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