An Eagle in the Snow

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By Michael Morpurgo
Publisher Feiwel & Friends
An Eagle in the Snow
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England, 1940. Barneys home has been destroyed by bombing, and he and his mother are traveling to the countryside when German planes attack. Their train is forced to take shelter in a tunnel and there, in the darkness, a stranger a fellow passengerbegins to tell them a story about two young soldiers who came face to face in the previous war. One British, one German. Both lived, but the British soldier was haunted by the encounter once he realized who the German was: the young Adolf Hitler.The British soldier made a moral decision. Was it the right one? Readers can ponder that difficult question for themselves with Michael Morpurgos latest middlegrade novel An Eagle in the Snow.

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23544 words23,544 words
144 pages144 pages
Lexile 820LLexile 820L
Grade 3 to 9Grade 3 to 9
Age 8-14Age 8-14
Published 2017Published 2017

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9781250105165

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