By Shirley Hughes
In her first novel, liked writer Shirley Hughes offers a global conflict II event proving that during striking situations, individuals are in a position to amazing issues. Italy, 1944: Florence is occupied by way of Nazi forces. The Italian resistance move has no longer given up desire, though—and neither have thirteen-year-old Paolo and his sister, Costanza. As their mom is confused into harboring escaping POWs, Paolo and Costanza each one discover a half to play in opposing the German forces. either are wanting to struggle the career, yet what can siblings—with just a bicycle to assist them—do opposed to an entire military? Middle-grade lovers of background and event can be riveted through the motion and the vividly evoked stress of worldwide struggle II.
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