Shoes for Amelie

Shoes for Amelie

Book - 2001
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Baker & Taylor
During World War II in the area of Le Chambon-sur-Lignon, Lucien is asked by his parents to help a young Jewish girl named Amâelie learn to live on their farm, where she is being sheltered from those who might harm her.

Orca Book Publishers
As World War II wages across Europe, Lucien wonders about the strangers who come to stay in his village, only to depart in secrecy a few days later. One day a young girl named Amelie appears on his doorstep. Through their friendship, Lucien learns of the religious persecution of the Jews, and he sets out to make Amelie a very special gift.
This touching introduction to World War II history was inspired by the true stories of families in the Plateau Vivarais-Lignon region of France. A historical note is included at the end of the book.
This illustrated story introduces children to World War II history though the eyes of two young friends.

Publisher: Montreal : Lobster Press ; Vancouver, BC : [Distributed by] Raincoast Books, c2001
ISBN: 9781894222372
1894222377
Characteristics: 41 p. : col. ill. ; 20 cm
Additional Contributors: Rodier, Denis 1963-

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