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  • ISBN: 9780778311546 :
  • ISBN: 0778311546 :
  • Physical Description: 324 pages ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Canada : Park Row Books, [2021]

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Inspired by the harrowing true stories of those who hid from the Nazis in the sewers, this emotional testament to the power of friendship follows Ella, an affluent Polish girl, as she helps Sadie and her pregnant mother survive despite the worsening dangers of the war.
Subject: World War, 1939-1945 > Poland > Fiction.
Female friendship > Fiction.
Jews > Poland > Fiction.
Inner cities > Poland > Fiction.
Kraków (Poland) > History > 20th century > Fiction.
Genre: Historical fiction.
Novels.

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The Woman with the Blue Star
The Woman with the Blue Star
by Jenoff, Pam
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The Woman with the Blue Star


"An emotional novel that you will never forget." --Lisa Scottoline, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Eternal From the author of The Lost Girls of Paris comes a riveting tale of courage and unlikely friendship during World War II -- Now a New York Times bestsller! 1942. Sadie Gault is eighteen and living with her parents in the Kraków Ghetto during World War II. When the Nazis liquidate the ghetto, Sadie and her pregnant mother are forced to seek refuge in the perilous tunnels beneath the city. One day Sadie looks up through a grate and sees a girl about her own age buying flowers. Ella Stepanek is an affluent Polish girl living a life of relative ease with her stepmother, who has developed close alliances with the occupying Germans. While on an errand in the market, she catches a glimpse of something moving beneath a grate in the street. Upon closer inspection, she realizes it's a girl hiding. Ella begins to aid Sadie and the two become close, but as the dangers of the war worsen, their lives are set on a collision course that will test them in the face of overwhelming odds. Inspired by incredible true stories, The Woman with the Blue Star is an unforgettable testament to the power of friendship and the extraordinary strength of the human will to survive. Highly recommended by Entertainment Weekly, Washington Post, CNN, BookTrib, Goodreads, Betches, AARP, Frolic, SheReads, and more!

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