Girl in the Blue Coat
Format: Kindle Edition
Publish date: 2016-04-05
Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers 2014
Edition language: English
THE GIRL IN THE BLUE COAT by Monica Hesse A young woman living in Holland during the Nazi Occupation is forced into smuggling and utilizing the Black Market in order to feed her family and friends. One of her “regulars” asks her to find “the girl in the blue coat” and that is where the mystery begin...
I do feel like The Girl in the Blue Coat is a bit forgettable but overall I enjoyed it. Its a heart wrenching story of a girl trying to survive in a Nazi taken over part of Amsterdam. Hanneke is feeling the grief of losing her boyfriend Bas. She remembers the day she met him and of course the las...
It's 1943 and the Germans have arrived in Amsterdam. They are a constant presence on every street corner. Hanneke is just an ordinary girl who finds and delivers black market goods so that her and her parents can eat and survive another day. On one of her routine deliveries, her customer Mrs. Jansse...
Hanneke thought she was rebel. Hanneke thought her actions against the Communist were disastrous to their realm but her actions were only a fraction of what was really happening behind the scenes. I loved it when she finally realized the magnitude of the operations that individuals were doing to dif...
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