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A whale in Paris : how it happened that Chantal Duprey befriended a whale during the Second World War and helped liberate France

Presley, Daniel, author.

New York : Atheneum Books for Young Readers, [2018]

246 pages : map ; 22 cm

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In the midst of the German occupation of Paris during WWII, a young girl named Chantal forms an unlikely friendship with a young whale lost in the Seine River. Determined to save him from both the Parisians who would love to eat him and the Nazis who wish to make him a gift for Hitler, Chantal sets out on a mission to return the whale to the ocean.

Lexile: 650L

Due 09/23/19

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All copies at Berry College Elementary & Middle School are out and the next copy is due back 09/23/19

ISBN:

9781534419155

LC Call No:

PZ7.1.P73 Wh 2018

Dewey Class No:

[Fic] 23

Author:

Presley, Daniel, author.

Title:

A whale in Paris : how it happened that Chantal Duprey befriended a whale during the Second World War and helped liberate France / Daniel Presley and Claire Polders ; illustrated by Erin McGuire.

Edition:

First edition.

Physical:

246 pages : map ; 22 cm

ContentType:

text txt rdacontent

MediaType:

unmediated n rdamedia

CarrierType:

volume nc rdacarrier

Citation/Refs:

Booklist, 3/15/2018

Citation/Refs:

Horn Book Guide, 10/2018

Citation/Refs:

School Library Connection, 5/2018

Citation/Refs:

School Library Journal, 3/2018

Summary:

In the midst of the German occupation of Paris during WWII, a young girl named Chantal forms an unlikely friendship with a young whale lost in the Seine River. Determined to save him from both the Parisians who would love to eat him and the Nazis who wish to make him a gift for Hitler, Chantal sets out on a mission to return the whale to the ocean.

Target Audience:

650 Lexile.

Subject:

Whales--Fiction.

Subject:

Human-animal relationships--Fiction.

Subject:

Single-parent families--Fiction.

Subject:

World War, 1939-1945--France--Paris--Fiction.

Subject:

Human-animal relationship--Fiction.

Subject:

World War, 1939-1945--Paris (France)--Fiction.

AE:PersName:

Polders, Claire, 1976- author.

AE:PersName:

McGuire, Erin, illustrator.

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