Tamar

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Candlewick Press, 2007 - Juvenile Fiction - 424 pages
Now available - the Carnegie Medal winner comes to the U.S.

When her grandfather dies, Tamar inherits a box containing a series of clues and coded messages. Out of the past, another Tamar emerges, a man involved in the terrifying world of resistance fighters in Nazi-occupied Holland half a century before. His story is one of passionate love, jealousy, and tragedy set against the daily fear and casual horror of the Second World War -- and unraveling it is about to transform Tamar’s life forever.

From acclaimed British sensation Mal Peet comes a masterful story of adventure, love, secrets, and betrayal in time of war, both past and present.
 

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A Dutch resistance fighter trained by a branch of the British Secret Services, after surviving the starving winter of 1944-45 in Holland, moves to England and marries. They raise their son, and watch ... Read full review

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Tamar by Mal Peet is a vividly told story that jumps back and forth from WW II to the present. In 1944 two soldiers are dropped into Holland to help organize the Resistance while in 1995 a young woman ... Read full review

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Contents

Section 1
3
Section 2
9
Section 3
18
Section 4
25
Section 5
34
Section 6
40
Section 7
47
Section 8
55
Section 26
235
Section 27
246
Section 28
255
Section 29
264
Section 30
272
Section 31
279
Section 32
287
Section 33
295

Section 9
60
Section 10
68
Section 11
79
Section 12
97
Section 13
106
Section 14
116
Section 15
125
Section 16
136
Section 17
146
Section 18
154
Section 19
164
Section 20
171
Section 21
181
Section 22
193
Section 23
203
Section 24
217
Section 25
224
Section 34
301
Section 35
311
Section 36
317
Section 37
327
Section 38
336
Section 39
342
Section 40
351
Section 41
360
Section 42
373
Section 43
379
Section 44
384
Section 45
393
Section 46
399
Section 47
409
Section 48
414
Section 49
423
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About the author (2007)

Mal Peet (1947-2015) is the acclaimed author of the Carnegie Medal-winning novel "Tamar "as well as the "Boston Globe-Horn Book" Honor Book "Life: An Exploded Diagram" and three Paul Faustino novels: "Keeper, The Penalty, " and "Exposure, " a winner of the "Guardian "Children's Fiction Prize. He is also the co-author of "Cloud Tea Monkeys, Mysterious Traveler, "and "Night Sky Dragons, "all of which he wrote with his wife, Elspeth Graham.

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