The War That Saved My Life

The War That Saved My Life

Ratings : 4/5 from 2899 reviews
Publisher : Puffin Books
ISBN : 0147510481
Release Date : May, 31 2016

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Apr, 23 2018

Product Description

2016 Newbery Honor book Winner of the 2016 Schneider Family Book Award This New York Times bestseller is an exceptionally moving story of triumph against all odds set during World War 2 For fans of Counting by 7s Nine year old Ada has never left her one room apartment Her mother is too humiliated by Ada s twisted foot to let her outside So when her little brother Jamie is shipped out of London to escape the war Ada doesn t waste a minute she sneaks out to join him So begins a new adventure of Ada and for Susan Smith the woman who is forced to take the two kids in As Ada teaches herself to ride a pony learns to read and watches for German spies she begins to trust Susan and Susan begins to love Ada and Jamie But in the end will their bond be enough to hold them together through wartime Or will Ada and her brother fall back into the cruel hands of their mother Winner of the 2016 Schneider Family Book Award 2016 Newbery Honor book An exceptionally moving story of triumph against all odds set during World War 2 from the acclaimed author of Jefferson s Sons and for fans of Number the Stars Nine year old Ada has never left her one room apartment Her mother is too humiliated by Ada s twisted foot to let her outside So when her little brother Jamie is shipped out of London to escape the war Ada doesn t waste a minute she sneaks out to join him So begins a new adventure of Ada and for Susan Smith the woman who is forced to take the two kids in As Ada teaches herself to ride a pony learns to read and watches for German spies she begins to trust Susan and Susan begins to love Ada and Jamie But in the end will their bond be enough to hold them together through wartime Or will Ada and her brother fall back into the cruel hands of their mother An exceptionally moving story of triumph against all odds set during World War 2 from the acclaimed author of Jefferson s Sons and for fans of Number the Stars Nine year old Ada has never left