A Penny for a Hundred by Ethel Pochocki PDF

By Ethel Pochocki

ISBN-10: 0892723920

ISBN-13: 9780892723928

ISBN-10: 1608933113

ISBN-13: 9781608933112

A Penny for a Hundred is loved kid's booklet writer Ethel Pockocki's undying story of tradition surprise in rural Maine in the course of the moment international battle. it truly is 1944 and nine-year-old Clare will eventually be capable of aid with the potato harvest—up previously, she used to be in basic terms capable of earn the "penny 100" her father paid her to choose potato insects off the vegetation.

But this yr, with such a lot of neighborhood males off struggling with the warfare, German POWs are introduced in to assist with the harvest. Clare's uncertain what to anticipate from the strangers, however it quickly turns into transparent that those males are usually not so diversified from younger American soldiers—they are relieved to be out of the scuffling with, yet unhappy to be to date from home.

For Christmas, Clare is decided to recreate a minimum of one widely used culture for Peter, a POW who has befriended her. Their presents for each other boost the bonds in their friendship and aid either the POWs and Clare's kinfolk get pleasure from a memorable Christmas Eve. Even amid the hardships of warfare, they locate a lot to provide every one other.

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