Hero on a bicycle [electronic resource]. Shirley Hughes.
- ISBN: 9780763663599 (electronic bk)
- Physical Description: 1 online resource
- Publisher: Somerville : Candlewick Press, 2013.
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|Summary, etc.:|| In her first novel, beloved author Shirley Hughes presents a World War II adventure proving that in extraordinary circumstances, people are capable of extraordinary things. Italy, 1944: Florence is occupied by Nazi forces. The Italian resistance movement has not given up hope, though—and neither have thirteen-year-old Paolo and his sister, Costanza. As their mother is pressured into harboring escaping POWs, Paolo and Costanza each find a part to play in opposing the German forces. Both are desperate to fight the occupation, but what can two siblings—with only a bicycle to help them—do against a whole army? Middle-grade fans of history and adventure will be riveted by the action and the vividly evoked tension of World War II.
|Target Audience Note:|| Text Difficulty 4 - Text Difficulty 5
MG/Middle grades (4th-8th)
6 ATOS Level
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