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Ashes

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Published by Viking in New York .
Written in English.

About the Book

Thirteen-year-old Gabriella Schramm's favorite pastime is reading. With Adolf Hitler slowly but unstoppably rising to power, Gaby turns to her books for comfort while the world around her changes dramatically: The streets become filled with soldiers, Gaby's sister's boyfriend raises his arm in a heil Hitler salute, and the Schramms' family friend Albert Einstein flees the country. When Gaby's beloved books come under attack, she fears she may have to leave behind the fictionuand the lifeushe has always cherished.

About the Edition

In 1932 Berlin, thirteen-year-old Gaby Schramm witnesses the beginning of Hitler's rise to power, as soldiers become ubiquitous, her beloved literature teacher starts wearing a jewelled swastika pin, and the family's dear friend, Albert Einstein, leaves the country while Gaby's parents secretly bury his books and papers in their small yard.

Edition Notes

Genre
Fiction, Juvenile fiction

Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class
[Fic]
Library of Congress
PZ7.L3274 As 2010

The Physical Object

Pagination
p. cm.

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL23735511M
Internet Archive
ashes00lask
ISBN 13
9780670011575
LC Control Number
2009033127
OCLC/WorldCat
428024149
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