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Author Morpurgo, Michael, author.

Title The day the world stopped turning / Michael Morpurgo.

Publication Info. New York : Feiwel and Friends, 2019.

Copies

Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 Byron PL Juvenile Fiction - BYLY-14  J FIC MOR    AVAILABLE
 Coal City PL Juvenile Fiction - CCBB-2  TWEEN MORPU    AVAILABLE
 Ella Johnson Memorial PL Stacks - EJMY-11  J MOR    AVAILABLE
 Moline PL Juvenile Fiction - MPLG-6  J FIC MOR    AVAILABLE
 Plano CLD Juvenile Fiction - PDBB-4  J MORPURGO (NEW)    AVAILABLE
 Sherrard PLD Juvenile Fiction - SHDG-8  JF MOR    AVAILABLE
 Three Rivers PL - Channahon Juvenile Fiction - TRBB-2  J FIC MOR    AVAILABLE
 Woodstock PL Juvenile New Material - WOLY-11  J MORPURG    AVAILABLE
Edition First U.S. edition.
Description 284 pages ; 22 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Note First published in 2018 in Great Britain as Flamingo Boy by HarperCollins Children's Books.
Summary In the unique landscape of the Camargue in the South of France during WW2, a young autistic boy lives on his parents' farm among the salt flats and the flamingos that live there. There are lots of things he doesn't understand, but he does know how to heal animals. He loves routine and music too; every week he goes to market with his mother, to ride his special horse on the town carousel. But then the Germans come, with their guns, and take the town. A soldier shoots a flamingo from the sky and it falls to earth terribly injured. And even worse is to come: the carousel is damaged, the horses broken. For this vulnerable boy, everything is falling apart. Only there's a kind sergeant among the Germans -- a man with a young boy of his own at home, a man who trained as a carpenter. Between them, perhaps boy and man can mend what has been broken -- and maybe even the whole town.
Subject World War, 1939-1945 -- France -- Juvenile fiction.
World War, 1939-1945 -- England -- Juvenile fiction.
Autistic children -- Juvenile fiction.
Human-animal communication -- Juvenile fiction.
Soldiers -- Juvenile fiction.
Camargue (France) -- History -- 20th century -- Juvenile fiction.
Autistic children -- Fiction.
World War, 1939-1945 -- France -- Fiction.
Friendship -- Fiction.
Romanies -- Fiction.
Soldiers -- Fiction.
Hope -- Fiction.
Human-animal communication -- Fiction.
Flamingos -- Fiction.
Camargue (France) -- History -- 20th century -- Fiction.
France -- History -- German occupation, 1940-1945 -- Fiction.
JUVENILE FICTION / Historical / Military & Wars.
JUVENILE FICTION / Social Themes / Special Needs.
England. (OCoLC)fst01219920
France. (OCoLC)fst01204289
France -- Camargue. (OCoLC)fst01243825
Genre/Form Children's stories.
Fiction. (OCoLC)fst01423787
History. (OCoLC)fst01411628
Juvenile works. (OCoLC)fst01411637
Historical fiction.
War fiction.
Added Title Flamingo boy
ISBN 9781250107077 (hardcover)
1250107075 (hardcover)

 
    
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