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Genevieve"s war

Patricia Reilly Giff

Genevieve"s war

by Patricia Reilly Giff

  • 222 Want to read
  • 32 Currently reading

Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Underground movements,
  • World War, 1939-1945,
  • Grandparent and child,
  • History,
  • Self-reliance,
  • Fiction

  • Edition Notes

    StatementPatricia Reilly Giff
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPZ7.G3626 Ge 2017
    The Physical Object
    Pagination222 pages
    Number of Pages222
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27230949M
    ISBN 109780823438006
    LC Control Number2016027038

    “Genevieve’s War” by Patricia Reilly Giff throws us right into the middle of World War II, seen through the eyes of an American girl trapped on her grandmother’s farm in France. Then it backtracks to show us just how she ended up here.   And when Gen’s friend Remi commits an act of sabotage, Gen is forced to hide him in the attic right above the Nazi officer’s head. Genevieve’s War is a gripping story that brings the war in occupied France vividly to life. It is a companion work to Lily’s Crossing, a Newbery Honor Book. Nominated Lamplighter Award.

      "Genevieve's frequent quandaries about trust and betrayal in a changing landscape are timeless in their relevance Engrossing."--Kirkus Reviews "[T]his story makes the human dynamics of World War II engaging and understandable to middle-grade readers."--The Horn Book "Giff ably illustrates the physical and mental effects of war, and the heroism found in unexpected places and /5(13). Buy the Paperback Book Genevieve's War by Patricia Reilly Giff at , Canada's largest bookstore. Free shipping and pickup in store on eligible orders. In this companion to the Newbery Honor-winning Lily's Crossing, thirteen-year-old Genevieve risks everything to defy the Nazis and join the French Resistance. Winner of the Christopher.

    And when Gen's friend Remi commits an act of sabotage, Gen is forced to hide him in the attic―right above the Nazi officer's head. Genevieve's War is a gripping story that brings the war in occupied France vividly to life. It is a companion work to Lily's Crossing, a Newbery Honor Book. Genevieve's War (Book): Giff, Patricia Reilly: Thirteen-year-old American girl Genevieve has spent the summer of at her grandmother's farm in Alsace, France. Then she makes an impulsive choice: to stay in France. It proves to be a dangerous decision. World War II erupts. The Nazis conquer Alsace and deport the Jews and others. A frightening German officer commandeers a room in Meme's.


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This book is recommended for readers age 9+ This book was an ARC received from the publisher. This review was originally posted at The Children's War more4/5(98).

In Genevieve's War, a thirteen-year-old girl risks everything to join the French Resistance, defiant in the face of insurmountable odds Genevieves war book unbelievable cruelty. Set amidst the Irish Land War of the late nineteenth century, A Slip of a Girl, a novel in verse, follows Anna as she seeks to save her family—and find a new home/5(16).

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She has a doctorate in reading and spent twenty years teaching in New York City public : Holiday House. About Genevieve’s War In this companion to the Newbery Honor-winning Lily’s Crossing, thirteen-year-old Genevieve risks everything to defy the Nazis and join the French Resistance.

Winner of the Christopher Award. It’s not always thinking of being happy. Related in the first person by Genevieve, this is a competent, endearing novel about the consequences of choices and how quickly and deeply ordinary life is upended by war. Further, Genevieve’s frequent quandaries about trust and betrayal in a changing landscape are timeless in their relevance.

Some of her other middle grade novels include Genevieve's War, winner of the Christopher Award, Nory Ryan's Song, an ALA Notable Book, and Eleven. Her Kids of the Polk Street School series remain a popular chapter book mainstay.

She has a doctorate in reading and spent twenty years teaching in New York City public schools.4/5(). Patricia Reilly Giff is the author of many highly acclaimed books for children, including Lilly’s Crossing, a Newbery Honor Book and Boston Globe-HornBook Honor Book, and Pictures of Hollis Woods, a Newbery Honor Book.

Her works for works for younger reader include the best-selling Kids of the Polk Street School series and the Hunter Moran books. Genevieve's War is a thought-provoking novel that explores the themes of courage, defiance, and loyalty in times of peril that still manages to carry a note of hope throughout.

An Educator's Guide for Genevieve's War is available to download from the publisher, Holiday House. Genevieve's War is a coming of age story set in occupied France during World War II.

Gen is only thirteen when the war begins in She's innocent and trusting, not realizing that in Alsace some French citizens will collaborate with the Germans. Some of her other middle grade novels include Genevieve's War, winner of the Christopher Award, Nory Ryan's Song, an ALA Notable Book, and Eleven.

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Winner of the Christopher Award It's not always thinking of being : Holiday House. A book trailer for GENEVIEVE'S WAR by Patricia Reilly Giff, nominee for the Oklahoma Children's Sequoyah Book Award,   Newbery Honor winner Patricia Reilly Giff explores a lesser-known side of World War II in her latest novel for middle grade readers.

Set in the French border region of Alsace, which was passed between Germany and France during the 19th and 20th centuries, Genevieve’s War opens in the summer of Thirteen-year-old Genevieve has lived with various relatives since her parents’ deaths, and is.

Genevieve’s War - Patricia Reilly Giff "In August Genevieve makes an impulsive decision not to get on train to take her to boat back New York and must spend the duration of World War II with her grandmother in a small village in Alsace, France, where she.

Patricia Reilly Giff, Trumbull, Conn.-based author, has won a Christopher Award for "Genevieve's War," (Ages 8 and up, Holiday House Publishing).It is one of 12 books Author: Jeanne Byington. Genevieve’s War by Patricia Reilly Giff Illustrator(s): Becca Stadtlander Paperback | Pages: Size: /2 X /4 | USD: $ ISBN: Publication Date: Janu Age: | Guided Reading Level: V.

★★★★★ Spending the summer of working on her grandmother Meme’s farm in Alsace, France, thirteen-year-old Genevieve (Gen), an American, yearns to get back to her aunt’s house in New York.

With rumors of the Germans invading Alsace and another world war starting she gets her chance to return. Yet when Gen notices her grandmother is injured, she makes a difficult (and dangerous.

Buy this book at Amazon and on Kindle. Thirteen-year-old American girl Genevieve has spent the summer of at her grandmother’s farm in Alsace, France. Then she makes an impulsive choice: to stay in France.

It proves to be a dangerous decision. World War II erupts. The Nazis conquer Alsace and deport the Jews and others. In this companion to the Newbery Honor-winning Lily's Crossing, thirteen-year-old Genevieve risks everything to defy the Nazis and join the French Resistance.

Winner of the Christopher Award! It's not always thinking of being happy. Doing the rig. This children’s book is in a similar vein, but set in Alsace, France, and equally compelling and well-written.

Is there such a thing as too many children’s books about WWII? No, not as long as there are still people waving a Nazi flag. In Genevieve's War, a thirteen-year-old girl risks everything to join the French Resistance, defiant in the face of insurmountable odds and unbelievable cruelty.

Set amidst the Irish Land War of the late nineteenth century, A Slip of a Girl, a novel in verse, follows Anna as she seeks to save her family—and find a new home/5(13).