The War Series
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  • 1
    The War That Saved My Life | Kimberly Brubaker Bradley

    The War That Saved My Life

    • UNABRIDGED (7 hrs and 38 mins)
    • By Kimberly Brubaker Bradley
    • Narrated By Jayne Entwistle
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
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    (1155)
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    Nine-year-old Ada has never left her one-room apartment. Her mother is too humiliated by Ada's twisted foot to let her outside. So when her little brother Jamie is shipped out of London to escape the war, Ada doesn't waste a minute - she sneaks out to join him. So begins a new adventure of Ada, and for Susan Smith, the woman who is forced to take the two kids in. As Ada teaches herself to ride a pony, learns to read, and watches for German spies, she begins to trust Susan.

    A Powerful Wonder

    This book is listed in the "Kids" section for 8-10 year olds but I think that scope is too narrow. I read a wonderful review about it in the ..Show More »

    Reviewed on February 07 2017 by Sara ()
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    The War I Finally Won | Kimberly Brubaker Bradley

    The War I Finally Won

    • UNABRIDGED (8 hrs and 46 mins)
    • By Kimberly Brubaker Bradley
    • Narrated By Jayne Entwistle
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (138)
    Performance
    (127)
    Story
    (128)

    World War II continues, and Ada and her brother, Jamie, are living with their loving legal guardian, Susan, in a borrowed cottage on the estate of the formidable Lady Thorton - along with Lady Thorton herself and her daughter. Life in the crowded cottage is tense enough, and then, quite suddenly, Ruth, a Jewish girl from Germany, moves in. A German? The occupants of the house are horrified. But other impacts of the war become far more frightening. As death creeps closer to their door, life and morality during wartime grow more complex.

    Fantastic Historic Fiction No Matter Your Age

    The combination of Bradley's insightful and sensitive writing and Entwistle's ability to bring these characters to life with her expert narration is n..Show More »

    Reviewed on October 06 2017 by Sara ()