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Author Morpurgo, Michael, author.

Title The day the world stopped turning / Michael Morpurgo.

Edition First U.S. edition.
Publication Info. New York, Feiwel & Friends, 2019.
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 95th Street Juvenile Fiction  J MORPURGO    AVAILABLE
 Naper Blvd. Juvenile Fiction  J MORPURGO    AVAILABLE
 Nichols Juvenile Fiction  J MORPURGO    AVAILABLE
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Description 284 pages ; 24 cm
Summary "In the unique landscape of the Camargue (France) during World War II, Lorenzo lives among the salt flats and the flamingos. There are lots of things he doesn't understandbut he does know how to heal animals, how to talk to them; the flamingos especially. He loves routine, and music too: and every week he goes to market with his mother. Its there he meets Kezia, a Roma girl, who helps her parents run their carouseland who shows him how to ride the wooden horse as the music plays. But then the German soldiers come, with their guns. Everything is threatened, everything is falling apart: the carousel, Kezia and her family, even Lorenzos beloved flamingos. Yet there are kind people even among soldiers, and there is always hope..."
Audience 900L Lexile
Note 900L Lexile
Subject Flamingos -- Juvenile fiction.
Friendship -- Juvenile fiction.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Juvenile fiction.
Camargue (France) -- Juvenile fiction.
Genre Historical fiction.
ISBN 9781250107077 (hardcover)
1250107075 (hardcover)
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