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A whale in Paris : how it happened that Chantal Duprey befriended a whale during the Second World War and helped liberate France / Daniel Presley & Claire Polders ; illustrated by Erin McGuire.

Presley, Daniel, (author.). Polders, Claire, 1976- (author.). McGuire, Erin, (illustrator.).

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Homer Library.

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0 current holds with 1 total copy.

Location Call Number Barcode Shelving Location Holdable? Status Due Date
Homer Public Library J PRE 000154384 Children's Library -- Fiction Place on copy / volume Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781534419155
  • ISBN: 1534419152
  • ISBN: 9781534419162
  • ISBN: 1534419160
  • Physical Description: 246 pages ; 22 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Atheneum Books for Young Readers, [2018]

Content descriptions

Participant or Performer Note:
Ages 10 up.
Summary, etc.:
During the German occupation of Paris, Chantal, twelve, spies a whale while fishing with her father in the Seine and is determined to return it to the ocean before the Nazis or starving Parisians can destroy it.
Target Audience Note:
Ages 10 up.
Subject: German Occupation of France (1940-1945)
World War (1939-1945)
Whales > Fiction.
Human-animal relationships > Fiction.
Single-parent families > Fiction.
World War, 1939-1945 > France > Paris > Fiction.
JUVENILE FICTION > Action & Adventure.
JUVENILE FICTION > Animals > Marine Life.
JUVENILE FICTION > Historical > Europe.
Human-animal relationships.
Illustrated children's books.
Single-parent families.
Whales.
Illustrated children's books.
Whales -- Juvenile fiction.
Human-animal relationships -- Juvenile fiction.
World War, 1939-1945 -- France -- Paris -- Juvenile fiction.
Single-parent families -- Juvenile fiction.
France > History > German occupation, 1940-1945 > Juvenile fiction.
France > History > German occupation, 1940-1945 > Fiction.
Paris (France) > History > 1940-1944 > Fiction.
France.
France > Paris.
Paris (France) > History > Juvenile fiction.
France -- History -- German occupation, 1940-1945 -- Juvenile fiction.
Paris (France) -- History -- 1940-1944 -- Fiction.
Genre: Historical fiction.
Children's stories.
History.
Fiction.
History.
Juvenile works.
Historical fiction.