Good Night, Maman

Good Night, Maman

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"Escaping from the terrors of World War II, Karin gets the chance for a new life in America--but she can't stop thinking about her mother, who she left behind in France Karin Levi's life in Paris was happy and normal. She never dreamed she would find herself hiding in a cramped attic with her family, sitting silently while police went from house to house hunting for Jews and turning them over to German soldiers. Hopeless and scared, only Maman's loving smile and caring touch give Karin the strength to keep going. But soon, Karin and her older brother, Marc, must flee the attic, crossing land and sea in search of safety, and leaving Maman behind. Longing for her mother and a return to their happy life, Karin expresses her love in letters she won't be able to send until the war is over. " Dearest Maman " . " . " .".
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : Open Road Media Teen & Tween, 2015
Copyright Date: ©2015
ISBN: 9781504011280
Branch Call Number: FICTION Maz
Description: 1 online resource (186 pages)
Additional Contributors: Freading (Firm)

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CMLibrary_aarnold Jan 20, 2016

Paris is occupied by the German Army during the summer of 1940. When we meet Karin Levi, she is already living in an attic with her mother, Maman, and brother, Marc. Staying in the attic is no longer safe. The family is forced to flee. While making their way to the South of France, Maman becomes sick and must be left behind. Marc and Karin continue their journey and are able to board the ship Henry Gibbins, which is bound for the United States. Upon arrival in the U.S., they are taken to a refugee camp. In this unforgettable story, Karin learns to rely on herself and discovers the strength she has within.

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