Faceless Kathryn Lasky

Faceless

Author: Kathryn Lasky
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Book Title
Faceless
Author
Kathryn Lasky
ISBN
9780062693310
Newbery Honor winner Kathryn Lasky, author of the Guardians of Ga'hoole series, delivers a riveting adventure about young British spies on a secret mission in Germany in WWII. "Fascinating and riveting, especially for history buffs and spy aficionados." --Kirkus "A page-turner, particularly for readers intrigued by WWII." --Booklist"With a well-detailed historical backdrop and a puzzling familial mystery, this novel delivers intrigue." --Publishers WeeklyOver the centuries, a small clan of spies called the Tabula Rasa has worked ceaselessly to fight oppression. They can pass unseen through enemy lines and "become" other people without being recognized. They are, essentially, faceless. Alice and Louise Winfield are sisters and spies in the Tabula Rasa. They're growing up in wartime England, where the threat of Nazi occupation is ever near. But Louise wants to live an ordinary life and leaves the agency. Now, as Alice faces her most dangerous assignment yet, she fears discovery, but, most of all, she fears losing her own sister.This upper middle grade novel is a mix of espionage and historical adventure and will appeal to fans of Elizabeth Wein and Ruta Sepetys. Lasky masterfully spins a tale filled with mystery, suspense, and intrigue that will have readers hooked.Faceless is also a springboard for the study of Word War II, with special interest to classrooms that would like to teach subjects such as Hitler, the Nazi regime, and anti-Nazi resistance.Binding Type: HardcoverAuthor: Kathryn LaskyPublisher: HarperCollinsPublished: 10/19/2021ISBN: 9780062693310Pages: 304Weight: 0.85lbsSize: 8.57h x 5.89w x 0.99dReview Citations: Publishers Weekly 09/06/2021Bulletin of Ctr for Child Bks 10/01/2021Kirkus Reviews 09/15/2021Booklist 10/01/2021 pg. 68School Library Journal 10/08/2021 pg. 1Accelerated Reader Quiz #/Name: 516295 / FacelessReading Level: 5.3 / Interest Level: Middle Grade Plus / Point Value: 10

Newbery Honor winner Kathryn Lasky, author of the Guardians of Ga'hoole series, delivers a riveting adventure about young British spies on a secret mission in Germany in WWII.

"Fascinating and riveting, especially for history buffs and spy aficionados." --Kirkus

"A page-turner, particularly for readers intrigued by WWII." --Booklist

"With a well-detailed historical backdrop and a puzzling familial mystery, this novel delivers intrigue." --Publishers Weekly

Over the centuries, a small clan of spies called the Tabula Rasa has worked ceaselessly to fight oppression. They can pass unseen through enemy lines and "become" other people without being recognized. They are, essentially, faceless.

Alice and Louise Winfield are sisters and spies in the Tabula Rasa. They're growing up in wartime England, where the threat of Nazi occupation is ever near. But Louise wants to live an ordinary life and leaves the agency. Now, as Alice faces her most dangerous assignment yet, she fears discovery, but, most of all, she fears losing her own sister.

This upper middle grade novel is a mix of espionage and historical adventure and will appeal to fans of Elizabeth Wein and Ruta Sepetys. Lasky masterfully spins a tale filled with mystery, suspense, and intrigue that will have readers hooked.

Faceless is also a springboard for the study of Word War II, with special interest to classrooms that would like to teach subjects such as Hitler, the Nazi regime, and anti-Nazi resistance.



Binding Type: Hardcover
Author: Kathryn Lasky
Publisher: HarperCollins
Published: 10/19/2021
ISBN: 9780062693310
Pages: 304
Weight: 0.85lbs
Size: 8.57h x 5.89w x 0.99d

Review Citations: Publishers Weekly 09/06/2021
Bulletin of Ctr for Child Bks 10/01/2021
Kirkus Reviews 09/15/2021
Booklist 10/01/2021 pg. 68
School Library Journal 10/08/2021 pg. 1

Accelerated Reader Quiz #/Name: 516295 / Faceless
Reading Level: 5.3 / Interest Level: Middle Grade Plus / Point Value: 10

Newbery Honor winner Kathryn Lasky, author of the Guardians of Ga'hoole series, delivers a riveting adventure about young British spies on a secret mission in Germany in WWII.

"Fascinating and riveting, especially for history buffs and spy aficionados." --Kirkus

"A page-turner, particularly for readers intrigued by WWII." --Booklist

"With a well-detailed historical backdrop and a puzzling familial mystery, this novel delivers intrigue." --Publishers Weekly

Over the centuries, a small clan of spies called the Tabula Rasa has worked ceaselessly to fight oppression. They can pass unseen through enemy lines and "become" other people without being recognized. They are, essentially, faceless.

Alice and Louise Winfield are sisters and spies in the Tabula Rasa. They're growing up in wartime England, where the threat of Nazi occupation is ever near. But Louise wants to live an ordinary life and leaves the agency. Now, as Alice faces her most dangerous assignment yet, she fears discovery, but, most of all, she fears losing her own sister.

This upper middle grade novel is a mix of espionage and historical adventure and will appeal to fans of Elizabeth Wein and Ruta Sepetys. Lasky masterfully spins a tale filled with mystery, suspense, and intrigue that will have readers hooked.

Faceless is also a springboard for the study of Word War II, with special interest to classrooms that would like to teach subjects such as Hitler, the Nazi regime, and anti-Nazi resistance.



Binding Type: Hardcover
Author: Kathryn Lasky
Publisher: HarperCollins
Published: 10/19/2021
ISBN: 9780062693310
Pages: 304
Weight: 0.85lbs
Size: 8.57h x 5.89w x 0.99d

Review Citations: Publishers Weekly 09/06/2021
Bulletin of Ctr for Child Bks 10/01/2021
Kirkus Reviews 09/15/2021
Booklist 10/01/2021 pg. 68
School Library Journal 10/08/2021 pg. 1

Accelerated Reader Quiz #/Name: 516295 / Faceless
Reading Level: 5.3 / Interest Level: Middle Grade Plus / Point Value: 10