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The orphans of Normandy

a true story of World War II told through drawings by children

by Nancy Amis

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Published by Atheneum Books for Young Readers in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Normandy (France),
  • France,
  • Normandy,
  • Normandy.
    • Subjects:
    • World War, 1939-1945 -- Children -- France -- Normandy -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Orphans -- France -- Normandy -- History -- 20th century -- Juvenile literature.,
    • World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- France -- Normandy -- Juvenile literature.,
    • World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- France -- Normandy.,
    • Orphans.,
    • Survival.,
    • Children"s art.,
    • Normandy (France) -- History -- 20th century -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Normandy (France) -- History -- 20th century.,
    • France -- History -- German occupation, 1940-1945.

    • About the Edition

      Relates how 100 young schoolgirls, many of them orphans, and their teachers managed to escape the chaos of the Allied invasion of Normandy on June 6, l944, by taking shelter in an iron mine for thirty-eight days and, after being forced out by the Germans, walking for twenty-nine days to reach safety behind Allied lines.

      Edition Notes

      StatementNancy Amis.
      GenreJuvenile literature.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsD810.C4 A445 2003
      The Physical Object
      Pagination1 v. (unpaged) :
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3561793M
      ISBN 100689841434
      LC Control Number2002027816

      Mrs. Sherwood's Primer, or First Book for Children () The Recaptured Negro () Blind Richard (?) The Village Schoolmistress (?) The Orphans of Normandy, or Florentin and Lucie () The History of Henry Milner, Part I () The History of Little Lucy and her Dhaye () The Infant's Grave () The Lady of the Manor ( In all the countryside of Evreux, nay in all the beauteous old-time Normandy of the period of , there were no lovelier filles du peuple than Henriette and Louise Girard. Their romantic story was often whispered by country gossips. In infancy foundlings on the church steps of Notre Dame, then brought to this quiet Norman backwater by the Price Range: $8 - $

      Miller when I was researching my previous book, The Paris Seamstress. There was a throwaway Orphan, when D’Arcy spectacular trees out of the book. On to Normandy I then traveled to Normandy, which was a sobering experience. Standing on Omaha Beach, as Jess does in the book, deeply affected me. The beach is so very wide, and I could see. RARE ANTIQUE OLD Books American Sunday School Orphans Of Normandy Sherwood S - $ LOT of 3 antique old books. ANN n for the American Sunday School Union, Chestnut street, Philadelphia pages with various degrees of yellowing/spotting/staining throughout. Hardcover poor, no back cover, marbled front board worn, damage on spine.

      The Guns of Normandy: A Soldier's Eye View, France is a non-fiction book, written by Canadian writer George G. Blackburn, first published in October by McClelland & the book, the author renders a firsthand account of the Normandy invasion from within the Canadian narrative account was called "gripping", given in "the most graphic and authentic detail".Author: George G. Blackburn. "The Voice of Flowers" by L. H. Sigourney and Other Books. Item Details. Title and Author/Editor: The Orphans of Normandy(Mrs. Sherwood), The Voice of Flowers(L.H. Sigourney), Drops from Flora’s Cup or the Poetry of Flowers(Mary M. Griffin), The New Testament(Oxford University Press).


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