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Catching Falling Stars

by Karen McCombie (author)

Suitable for 10 - 13 years

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Product description

It’s 1940. Gloria and her little brother have been evacuated to the countryside to get away from the dangers of the Blitz in London. But their new home isn’t as friendly as they’d hoped. The woman they’re living with, Miss Saunders, is strict, severe and an outcast in the village. And the local children and other evacuees are equally unwelcoming and mocking. But Gloria quickly learns that nothing is ever as it seems in this strange new place. As possible friends turn out to be enemies, and once sworn enemies might be the best possible friends, Gloria finally realizes that believing first impressions could mean missing out on the friendships that can last a lifetime.

Product Details

Format

Paperback

ISBN

9781407138893

Publisher

Scholastic

Date published

June 4th, 2015

Lexile measure

880L Lexiles are the global standard in reading assessment. They are unique as they are able to measure a child and a book on the same scale – ensuring the right book gets to the right child at the right time.

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Accelerated Reader

AR book level: 5.6; Middle years plus; 8.0 points

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  • 304 pages
Condition

New

Author/Illustrator

Karen McCombie

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  1. lollypop4eva
    on 10 January 2016

    I really liked…..... no loved this book.Its amazing!!!!! I read it in around 2 hours. Well Done Karen MCcombie!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    5out of 5