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Tamar

Peet, Mal (Book - 2007)
Average Rating: 3 stars out of 5.
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In England in 1995, fifteen-year-old Tamar, grief-stricken by the puzzling death of her beloved grandfather, slowly begins to uncover the secrets of his life in the Dutch resistance during the last year of the Nazi occupation of the Netherlands, and the climactic events that forever cast a shadow on his life and that of his family.
Authors: Peet, Mal
Title: Tamar
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : Candlewick Press, c2007
Edition: 1st U.S. ed
Characteristics: 424 p. ;,23 cm
Statement of Responsibility: Mal Peet
Summary: In England in 1995, fifteen-year-old Tamar, grief-stricken by the puzzling death of her beloved grandfather, slowly begins to uncover the secrets of his life in the Dutch resistance during the last year of the Nazi occupation of the Netherlands, and the climactic events that forever cast a shadow on his life and that of his family.
ISBN: 0763634883
9780763634889
Branch Call Number: y PEET
Subject Headings: England Juvenile fiction World War, 1939-1945 Underground movements Netherlands Juvenile fiction Netherlands History German occupation, 1940-1945 Juvenile fiction Guilt Juvenile fiction Grandfathers Juvenile fiction
Topical Term: World War, 1939-1945
Guilt
Grandfathers
LCCN: 2006051837
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When her grandfather dies, Tamar inherits a box containing a series of clues and coded messages. Out of the past, another Tamar emerges, a man involved in the terrifying world of resistance fighters in Nazi-occupied Holland half a century before.

In England in 1995, 15-year-old Tamar, grief-stricken by the puzzling death of her beloved grandfather, slowly begins to uncover the secrets of his life in the Dutch resistance during the last year of the Nazi occupation of the Netherlands.


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A rare 'gem' of a book. One of those 'sleepers' that you discover by chance and are delighted by your find. 8 out of 10.

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