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The Greatest Skating Race : : a World War II Story From the Netherlands

Borden, Louise. Book - 2004 J Fiction / Borden, Louise 1 On Shelf No requests on this item Community Rating: 5 out of 5

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Call Number: J Fiction / Borden, Louise
On Shelf At: Downtown Library

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Youth level.
During World War II in the Netherlands, a ten-year-old boy's dream of skating in a famous race allows him to help two children escape to Belgium by ice skating past German soldiers and other enemies.

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Cool informative book submitted by EllieN-W on August 30, 2015, 11:22pm My 8 year old and I both liked this book. Tells a part of WW2 history that I did not know about. Also, about a long ice skating race in the Netherlands that I had never heard of and that sounds cool.

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PUBLISHED
New York : Margaret K. McElderry Books, c2004.
Year Published: 2004
Description: 44 p. : col. ill., map ; 24 x 29 cm.
Language: English
Format: Book

READING LEVEL
Lexile: 750

ISBN/STANDARD NUMBER
0689845022

ADDITIONAL CREDITS
Daly, Niki.

SUBJECTS
World War, 1939-1945 -- Netherlands -- Fiction.
Escapes -- Fiction.
Ice skating -- Fiction.
Netherlands -- History -- German occupation, 1940-1945 -- Fiction.