Waiting for Anya
Recounts twelve-year old Jo's experiences in an elderly widow's Hillside farmhouse along with several other Jewish children. set in Vichy, France, this is an excellent young adult novel providing the teenage reader with an...
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I really enjoyed this story, an exciting and moving book about a boy who becomes involved with the French resistance. Jo helps young Jewish children escape over the mountains to Spain. It is a story of courage, friendship and strength and has a sad and happy ending. It is a story to remember and read time and time again.
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A superb war story. In only a couple of hundred pages Michael Morpurgo explores so many issues: the problems with war survivors coming home and not belonging any more; the dilemas of how civil to be ... Read full review