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Author Escobar, Mario, 1971- author.

Title Children of the stars : a novel / Mario Escobar ; [translator, Gretchen Abernathy].

Publication Info. Nashville, Tennesee : Thomas Nelson, [2020]

Copies

Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 Coal City PL Adult Fiction - CCBB-2  F ESCOB    AVAILABLE
 Galena PL Adult Fiction - GALY-13  FIC ESC    AVAILABLE
 Ida PL Adult Fiction NEW - IPLY-11  FIC ESC    DUE 10-12-20
 Manhattan-Elwood PL Adult Fiction - MTBB-2  F ESC    AVAILABLE
 New Lenox PL Adult Fiction - NLBB-1  ESC    AVAILABLE
 North Suburban PLD Loves Park Adult Fiction - NSLY-11  F ESCOBAR    AVAILABLE
 North Suburban PLD Roscoe Adult Fiction New - NSRY-11  F ESCOBAR    DUE 10-02-20
 Putnam County PL - Granville Stacks - GRGG-8  F ESC    AVAILABLE
 Yorkville PL Adult Fiction NEW - YKBB-4  F ESC    DUE 10-10-20
Edition [English edition].
Description xii, 352 pages : map ; 25 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Note "Originally published as Los Niños de la Estrella Amarilla ©2017 by HarperCollins Español" -- verso.
Summary "August 1942. Jacob and Moses Stein, two young Jewish brothers, are staying with their aunt in Paris amid the Nazi occupation. The boys' parents, well-known German playwrights, have left the brothers in their aunt's care until they can find safe harbor for their family. But before the Steins can reunite, a great and terrifying roundup occurs. The French gendarmes, under Nazi order, arrest the boys and take them to the Vélodrome d'Hiver--a massive, bleak structure in Paris where thousands of France's Jews are being forcibly detained. Jacob and Moses know they must flee in order to survive, but they only have a set of letters sent from the south of France to guide them to their parents. Danger lurks around every corner as the boys, with nothing but each other, trek across the occupied country. Along their remarkable journey, they meet strangers and brave souls who put themselves at risk to protect the children--some of whom pay the ultimate price for helping these young refugees of war" -- Publisher.
Subject Brothers -- Fiction.
Jews -- Fiction.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Fiction.
Separation (Psychology) -- Fiction.
Escapes -- Fiction.
France -- History -- German occupation, 1940-1945 -- Fiction.
Genre/Form Historical fiction.
War fiction.
Religious fiction.
Historical fiction.
Added Author Abernathy, Gretchen, translator.
Added Title Niños de la estrella amarilla. English
ISBN 9780785234791 (hardcover)
0785234799 (hardcover)

 
    
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