Making Bombs for Hitler Marsha Forchuk Skrypuch

Making Bombs for Hitler

Author: Marsha Forchuk Skrypuch
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Book Title
Making Bombs for Hitler
Author
Marsha Forchuk Skrypuch
ISBN
9781338312836
For readers who were enthralled by Alan Gratz's Prisoner B-3087 comes a gripping novel about a lesser-known part of WWII.Lida thought she was safe. Her neighbors wearing the yellow star were all taken away, but Lida is not Jewish. She will be fine, won't she? But she cannot escape the horrors of World War II. Lida's parents are ripped away from her and she is separated from her beloved sister, Larissa. The Nazis take Lida to a brutal work camp, where she and other Ukrainian children are forced into backbreaking labor. Starving and terrified, Lida bonds with her fellow prisoners, but none of them know if they'll live to see tomorrow. When Lida and her friends are assigned to make bombs for the German army, Lida cannot stand the thought of helping the enemy. Then she has an idea. What if she sabotaged the bombs... and the Nazis? Can she do so without getting caught? And if she's freed, will she ever find her sister again? This pulse-pounding novel of survival, courage, and hope shows us a lesser-known piece of history -- and is sure to keep readers captivated until the last page.Binding Type: PaperbackAuthor: Marsha Forchuk SkrypuchPublisher: Scholastic Inc.Published: 01/29/2019ISBN: 9781338312836Pages: 240Weight: 0.35lbsSize: 7.50h x 5.20w x 0.80dAccelerated Reader Quiz #/Name: 150250 / Making Bombs for HitlerReading Level: 5.2 / Interest Level: Middle Grade / Point Value: 7
For readers who were enthralled by Alan Gratz's Prisoner B-3087 comes a gripping novel about a lesser-known part of WWII.
Lida thought she was safe. Her neighbors wearing the yellow star were all taken away, but Lida is not Jewish. She will be fine, won't she?

But she cannot escape the horrors of World War II.

Lida's parents are ripped away from her and she is separated from her beloved sister, Larissa. The Nazis take Lida to a brutal work camp, where she and other Ukrainian children are forced into backbreaking labor. Starving and terrified, Lida bonds with her fellow prisoners, but none of them know if they'll live to see tomorrow.

When Lida and her friends are assigned to make bombs for the German army, Lida cannot stand the thought of helping the enemy. Then she has an idea. What if she sabotaged the bombs... and the Nazis? Can she do so without getting caught?

And if she's freed, will she ever find her sister again?

This pulse-pounding novel of survival, courage, and hope shows us a lesser-known piece of history -- and is sure to keep readers captivated until the last page.

Binding Type: Paperback
Author: Marsha Forchuk Skrypuch
Publisher: Scholastic Inc.
Published: 01/29/2019
ISBN: 9781338312836
Pages: 240
Weight: 0.35lbs
Size: 7.50h x 5.20w x 0.80d
Accelerated Reader Quiz #/Name: 150250 / Making Bombs for Hitler
Reading Level: 5.2 / Interest Level: Middle Grade / Point Value: 7
For readers who were enthralled by Alan Gratz's Prisoner B-3087 comes a gripping novel about a lesser-known part of WWII.
Lida thought she was safe. Her neighbors wearing the yellow star were all taken away, but Lida is not Jewish. She will be fine, won't she?

But she cannot escape the horrors of World War II.

Lida's parents are ripped away from her and she is separated from her beloved sister, Larissa. The Nazis take Lida to a brutal work camp, where she and other Ukrainian children are forced into backbreaking labor. Starving and terrified, Lida bonds with her fellow prisoners, but none of them know if they'll live to see tomorrow.

When Lida and her friends are assigned to make bombs for the German army, Lida cannot stand the thought of helping the enemy. Then she has an idea. What if she sabotaged the bombs... and the Nazis? Can she do so without getting caught?

And if she's freed, will she ever find her sister again?

This pulse-pounding novel of survival, courage, and hope shows us a lesser-known piece of history -- and is sure to keep readers captivated until the last page.

Binding Type: Paperback
Author: Marsha Forchuk Skrypuch
Publisher: Scholastic Inc.
Published: 01/29/2019
ISBN: 9781338312836
Pages: 240
Weight: 0.35lbs
Size: 7.50h x 5.20w x 0.80d
Accelerated Reader Quiz #/Name: 150250 / Making Bombs for Hitler
Reading Level: 5.2 / Interest Level: Middle Grade / Point Value: 7