A winter's day in 1939 / Melinda Szymanik.

By: Szymanik, Melinda, 1963- [author.]
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Auckland, N.Z. : Scholastic, 2013Description: 283 p. : map ; 20 cmISBN: 9781775430308Other title: A winters day in 1939Subject(s): Forced migration -- Children's fiction | World War, 1939-1945 -- Conscript labor -- Children's fiction | World War, 1939-1945 -- Russia -- Children's fiction | World War, 1939-1945 -- Children's fiction | Poland -- Children's fiction | Russia -- Children's fictionGenre/Form: Children's stories, New Zealand. DDC classification: NZ823.3 Summary: "Taken from his home in Poland and forced to leave his country, 12-year-old Adam and his family are transported to work in a labour camp in Russia. Ill-fed and poorly treated, Adam doubts they will ever make it out alive. Even if they do get away, they might freeze to death or starve"--Back cover. First person recount. Suggested level: intermediate, junior secondary.
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Children's Fiction SZYM (Browse shelf) Checked out 14/10/2020 i2119385
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Novel for children.

Includes bibliographical references.

"Taken from his home in Poland and forced to leave his country, 12-year-old Adam and his family are transported to work in a labour camp in Russia. Ill-fed and poorly treated, Adam doubts they will ever make it out alive. Even if they do get away, they might freeze to death or starve"--Back cover. First person recount. Suggested level: intermediate, junior secondary.

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