Ashes by Kathryn Lasky

Ashes

byKathryn Lasky

Paperback | February 17, 2011

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Berlin, 1932. Thirteen-year-old Gabriella Schramm's world is slowly, but steadily, crumbling as Adolf Hitler rises to power. The only thing that soothes Gabriella is her favorite pastime-reading. But then her country's tensions rise, the streets fill with soldiers, Gaby's sister's boyfriend raises his arm in a heil Hitler salute, and a family friend-Albert Einstein-flees the country. And her only solace-her books-come under attack. Will Gaby have to leave behind the stories-and the life-that she has always loved?

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Award-winning author Kathryn Lasky has written many fiction and nonfiction books for children, including the Guardians of Ga'Hoole series upon which the computer-animated Warner Brothers film "Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga'Hoole," is based. Ms. Lasky is also the author of the Newbery Honor Book Sugaring Time. She lives in Cam...
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Title:AshesFormat:PaperbackDimensions:320 pages, 7.7 × 5.1 × 0.8 inPublished:February 17, 2011Publisher:Penguin Young Readers GroupLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0142411124

ISBN - 13:9780142411124

Appropriate for ages: 9 - 12

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-A good read for all middle school students.+ -VOYA