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Whistling in the dark / Shirley Hughes.

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  • 3 of 3 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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0 current holds with 3 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Eckhart PL - The Third Place Teen Library TF HUGHES shirley Whistling (Text) 840191002464791 Teen - New Books Available -
Hamilton North PL - Cicero Main Branch J FIC.c Hughes, Shirley (Text) 78294000267568 J New Fiction Available -
West Lafayette PL - West Lafayette J FIC Hug (Text) 31951004248313 Children's Room - New Arrivals Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 0763690724
  • ISBN: 9780763690724
  • Physical Description: 227 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm
  • Edition: First U.S. edition.
  • Publisher: Somerville, Massachusetts : Candlewick Press, 2017.

Content descriptions

Summary, etc.: 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.
Subject: World War, 1939-1945 > England > Liverpool > Juvenile 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
World War, 1939-1945 > England > Liverpool > Fiction.
Friendship > Fiction.
Teenage girls > Friends and associates > Fiction.
Military deserters > Fiction.
Liverpool (England) > 20th century > Juvenile fiction.

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