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The Girl in the Blue Coat

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The missing girl is Jewish. I need you to find her before the Nazis do. An unforgettable story of bravery, grief and love in impossible times.
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ISBN-13: 9781447295013
ISBN-10: 1447295013
Pagini: 336
Ilustrații: None
Dimensiuni: 130 x 198 x 25 mm
Greutate: 0.24 kg
Ediția: Main Market Ed
Editura: Pan Macmillan

Notă biografică

Monica Hesse is an author and journalist with The Washington Post. She lives in Washington, D.C. with her husband and their dog.


The Edgar Award Winner for Best Young Adult Mystery Novel 2017
An Entertainment Weekly Best YA Book of 2016
A Booklist Best Young Adult Book of 2016
A 2017 Indies Choice Awards Finalist for Best Young Adult Book
A YALSA 2017 Best Book for Young Adults
A New York Public Library Best Book for Teens of 2016
A Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young People Selection 2017
A 2017 Bank Street College of Education Best Children's Book of the Year

A 2018-2019 California Young Reader Medal nominee

2018 All Iowa Young Adults Read

"Girl in the Blue Coat is a powerful, compelling coming-of-age story set against the dark and dangerous backdrop of World War II. It's an important and page-turning look at the choices all of us--including young adults--have to make in wartime. A beautiful combination of heartbreak, loss, young love, and hope."—Kristin Hannah, #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Nightingale
"A tapestry of guilt and acceptance,growing responsibility, and reluctant heroism, Hanneke's coming-of-age underheartbreaking circumstances is a jarring reminder of how war consumes andtransforms the passions of ordinary life. Every devastating moment of this beautifulnovel is both poignant and powerful, and every word feels true."
Elizabeth Wein, New York Times bestselling author of Black Dove, White Raven; Rose Under Fire; and the Printz Honor-winning Code Name Verity
"In an occupied city, a young woman's daring transforms into true courage when she confronts a mystifying disappearance. From page one, I couldn't turn the pages fast enough. Enthralling."—Judy Blundell, New York Times bestselling author of Strings Attached and the National Book Award-winning What I Saw and How I Lied
"It's no small feat to bring the past to life, especially a history as dark and desperate as World War II. Monica Hesse does just this with Hanneke's story. Brace yourself, dear reader, to have your heart bruised--and possibly even broken--in the most meaningful of ways."—Ryan Graudin, author of The Walled City and Wolf by Wolf
* "[An] affecting novel...that skillfully combines reality with fiction. Her characters come alive, and...Hesse's pacing infuses her story with thriller suspense, enriching the narrative with dramatic surprises both small and large."—Booklist,

* "Riveting... a gripping historical mystery."
Publishers Weekly
* "This fast-paced story is alternately touching, heart-pounding and wrenching-but always gripping. ...a heartrending, moving story."
* "A poignant, wonderfully crafted story of love and loss, courage and redemption."
Shelf Awareness
"Taut and intelligent... the historical setting is rendered the way only an expert can do it."
The Washington Post
"The themes of love, betrayal, heroism, social responsibility, and atonement are beautifully intertwined with well-developed characters and a compelling story line. Thoroughly researched, this work brings history alive in a clear and concise way that rings true. A must-read for fans of historical fiction, especially stories set during World War II."
School Library Journal
"Rich in content and emotion, this is a first-rate companion to the historical tales of the onderduikers, the hidden Jews of Holland, and a compelling read"
Kirkus Reviews
"This heartbreaking story of terror and loss sweeps you into a time-is-running-out mystery that delivers plot twists and a shocking final punch that'll haunt you for days."
Justine Magazine
"A moving immersion into life in WWII."
The St. Louis Post-Dispatch