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Author Hughes, Shirley, 1927- author.

Title Whistling in the dark / Shirley Hughes. [Axis 360 electronic resource]

Edition First U.S. edition.
Publication Info. Somerville, Massachusetts : Candlewick Press, 2017.
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Description 1 online resource (227 pages) : illustrations
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Summary Liverpool, 1940: Thirteen-year-old Joan's home is under constant threat from the Nazis' terrifying nightly air raids. Everyone is on edge, faced with strict food rationing, curfews, and blackouts. It's not an easy time to be a teenager. Joan's one solace is going to the movies with her best friend, the unflappable Doreen, but when the bombings intensify, even that becomes too dangerous. There's also the matter of a strange man who Joan sees lurking near their home. Who is he, and why does he think Joan can help him? Even more unsettling, as the Blitz worsens, Joan and her friends make a discovery down by the old mill that will tear the whole community apart. In the hardship of war, everything seems to be rationed except true friendship.
Audience 890 Lexile.
Note 890 Lexile.
Audience 890L Lexile
Note 890L Lexile
Study Program Accelerated Reader AR MG 5.9 6 191931
Note Accelerated Reader AR MG 5.9 6 191931
Study Program Accelerated Reader MG 5.9 6 191931
Note Accelerated Reader MG 5.9 6 191931
Summary Enduring the terror and shortages caused by the Blitz in 1940 Liverpool, thirteen-year-old Joan is unable to spend time with her friends in the face of intensifying bombing raids and makes a shattering discovery about a stranger and a local mill.
Subject World War, 1939-1945 -- England -- Liverpool -- Juvenile fiction.
World War, 1939-1945 -- England -- Liverpool -- Fiction.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Children -- England -- Liverpool -- Juvenile fiction.
Teenage girls -- England -- Liverpool -- Juvenile fiction.
Female friendship -- England -- Liverpool -- Juvenile fiction.
Military deserters -- Juvenile fiction.
War stories.
Friendship -- Fiction.
Teenage girls -- Friends and associates -- Fiction.
Military deserters -- Fiction.
Liverpool (England) -- 20th century -- Juvenile fiction.
Genre Electronic books.
Other Form: Electronic reproduction of (manifestation): Hughes, Shirley, 1927- Whistling in the dark London : Walker Books, 2015 9781406360295
Electronic reproduction of (manifestation): Hughes, Shirley, 1927- Whistling in the dark Somerville, Massachusetts : Candlewick Press, 2017 9780763690724 (NjBwBT)bl2017045844 (OCoLC)973541983
ISBN 9780763697754 : $16.99
0763697753 : $16.99
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