Beautiful Blue World (Library Binding)

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Beautiful Blue World is a thrilling and moving story of children who become the key to winning a war.

Sofarende is at war. For twelve-year-old Mathilde, it means food shortages, feuding neighbors, and bombings. Even so, as long as she and her best friend, Megs, are together, they'll be all right.

But the army is recruiting children, and paying families well for their service. If Megs takes the test, Mathilde knows she will pass. Megs hopes the army is the way to save her family. Mathilde fears it might separate them forever.

This touching and suspenseful novel is a brilliant reimagining of war, where even kindness can be a weapon, and children have the power to see what adults cannot.

Bank Street Best Children's Book of the Year, Outstanding Merit
ILA-CBC Choices Reading Lists, Teacher's Choice
Junior Library Guild Selection
Selected for the Kansas NEA Reading Circle Catalog
Vermont Dorothy Canfield Fisher Book Award Master List
Mark Twain Readers Award nominee (grades 4-6) Missouri.

About the Author


Suzanne LaFleur is the author of Love, Aubrey; Eight Keys; and Listening for Lucca. She lives in New York City, where she decorates her walls with the handprints of children she loves. Visit her online at suzannelafleur.com. From the Hardcover edition.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780375990892
ISBN-10: 0375990895
Publisher: Wendy Lamb Books
Publication Date: September 13th, 2016
Pages: 224
Language: English