Lily's Crossing

Lily's Crossing

Patricia Reilly Giff


This “brilliantly advised” (New York Times) Newbery Honor e-book offers readers a feeling of what it was once prefer to be at the American domestic entrance whereas our infantrymen have been away combating in global conflict II.
 
As in prior years, Lily will spend the summer time in Rockaway, in her family’s summer time condominium through the Atlantic Ocean. yet this summer time of 1944, international struggle II has replaced everyone’s lifestyles. Lily’s ally, Margaret, has moved to a wartime manufacturing unit city, and, a lot worse, Lily’s father goes abroad to the war.
 
There’s nobody Lily’s age in Rockaway until eventually the coming of Albert, a refugee from Hungary with a mystery sewn into his coat. Albert has misplaced so much of his kinfolk within the conflict; he’s been via issues Lily can’t think. yet quickly they shape a unique friendship. Now Lily and Albert have secrets and techniques to percentage: They either have instructed lies, and Lily has informed person who may cost a little Albert his life.

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