The War Below Marsha Forchuk Skrypuch

The War Below

Author: Marsha Forchuk Skrypuch
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Book Title
The War Below
Author
Marsha Forchuk Skrypuch
ISBN
9781338233025
This companion novel to Skrypuch's Making Bombs for Hitler follows a boy who joins the underground Ukrainian resistance in the fight against Hitler.The Nazis took Luka from his home in Ukraine and forced him into a labor camp. Now, Luka has smuggled himself out -- even though he left behind his dearest friend, Lida. Someday, he vows, he'll find her again. But first, he must survive. Racing through the woods and mountains, Luka evades capture by both Nazis and Soviet agents. Though he finds some allies, he never knows who to trust. As Luka makes difficult choices in order to survive, desperate rescues and guerilla raids put him in the line of fire. Can he persevere long enough to find Lida again or make it back home where his father must be waiting for him? Marsha Forchuk Skrypuch, author of Making Bombs for Hitler, delivers another action-packed story, inspired by true events, of daring quests and the crucial decisions we make in the face of war.Binding Type: HardcoverAuthor: Marsha Forchuk SkrypuchPublisher: Scholastic PressPublished: 04/24/2018ISBN: 9781338233025Pages: 256Weight: 0.70lbsSize: 8.40h x 5.80w x 1.00dReview Citations: Kirkus Reviews 03/01/2018Booklist 03/01/2018 pg. 67Publishers Weekly 03/05/2018Hornbook Guide to Children 07/01/2018 - Recommended, SatisfactoryAccelerated Reader Quiz #/Name: 164236 / Underground Soldier/The War BelowReading Level: 5.2 / Interest Level: Middle Grade / Point Value: 8
This companion novel to Skrypuch's Making Bombs for Hitler follows a boy who joins the underground Ukrainian resistance in the fight against Hitler.
The Nazis took Luka from his home in Ukraine and forced him into a labor camp. Now, Luka has smuggled himself out -- even though he left behind his dearest friend, Lida. Someday, he vows, he'll find her again.

But first, he must survive.

Racing through the woods and mountains, Luka evades capture by both Nazis and Soviet agents. Though he finds some allies, he never knows who to trust. As Luka makes difficult choices in order to survive, desperate rescues and guerilla raids put him in the line of fire. Can he persevere long enough to find Lida again or make it back home where his father must be waiting for him?

Marsha Forchuk Skrypuch, author of Making Bombs for Hitler, delivers another action-packed story, inspired by true events, of daring quests and the crucial decisions we make in the face of war.

Binding Type: Hardcover
Author: Marsha Forchuk Skrypuch
Publisher: Scholastic Press
Published: 04/24/2018
ISBN: 9781338233025
Pages: 256
Weight: 0.70lbs
Size: 8.40h x 5.80w x 1.00d

Review Citations: Kirkus Reviews 03/01/2018
Booklist 03/01/2018 pg. 67
Publishers Weekly 03/05/2018
Hornbook Guide to Children 07/01/2018 - Recommended, Satisfactory

Accelerated Reader Quiz #/Name: 164236 / Underground Soldier/The War Below
Reading Level: 5.2 / Interest Level: Middle Grade / Point Value: 8
This companion novel to Skrypuch's Making Bombs for Hitler follows a boy who joins the underground Ukrainian resistance in the fight against Hitler.
The Nazis took Luka from his home in Ukraine and forced him into a labor camp. Now, Luka has smuggled himself out -- even though he left behind his dearest friend, Lida. Someday, he vows, he'll find her again.

But first, he must survive.

Racing through the woods and mountains, Luka evades capture by both Nazis and Soviet agents. Though he finds some allies, he never knows who to trust. As Luka makes difficult choices in order to survive, desperate rescues and guerilla raids put him in the line of fire. Can he persevere long enough to find Lida again or make it back home where his father must be waiting for him?

Marsha Forchuk Skrypuch, author of Making Bombs for Hitler, delivers another action-packed story, inspired by true events, of daring quests and the crucial decisions we make in the face of war.

Binding Type: Hardcover
Author: Marsha Forchuk Skrypuch
Publisher: Scholastic Press
Published: 04/24/2018
ISBN: 9781338233025
Pages: 256
Weight: 0.70lbs
Size: 8.40h x 5.80w x 1.00d

Review Citations: Kirkus Reviews 03/01/2018
Booklist 03/01/2018 pg. 67
Publishers Weekly 03/05/2018
Hornbook Guide to Children 07/01/2018 - Recommended, Satisfactory

Accelerated Reader Quiz #/Name: 164236 / Underground Soldier/The War Below
Reading Level: 5.2 / Interest Level: Middle Grade / Point Value: 8