I finished this and immediately read the sequel and THEN I went online and bought my own copy. Read The War That Saved My Life eBook onlie. About the Author. "—Karen Cushman, author The Midwife's Apprentice"Beautifully told. The war that saved my life book - Is the movie book club on netflix, FREE UK Delivery on book orders dispatched by Amazon over £ Only 1 left in stock 19 customer reviews. Kimberly Brubaker Bradley (Author) 4.8 out of 5 stars 1,063 ratings. Imagine what it might be like to be sent away from home in wartime. | ... An exceptionally moving story of triumph against all odds set during World War 2, from the acclaimed author of "Jefferson s Sons" and for fans of "Number the Stars." In Stock. The War That Saved My Life. The War that Saved My Life, written by Kimberly Brubaker Bradley, is a 2015 children’s historical novel published by Dial Books for Young Readers. As Ada recovers from surgery to fix her clubfoot, she struggles with learning to accept the care of others. * School Magazine * `A moving and captivating story' * Readings, Best Middle Fiction Books of 2016 * `Heartwarming, realistic and ultimately moving...A brilliant read from start to finish, The War that Saved My Life explores themes of love, loss and hope and shows that sometimes the hardest battles are the ones fought within ourselves.' The War that Saved My Life was a Newbery Honor Book in 2016 and was Bradley’s first Newbery Honor Book. "—Patricia MacLachlan, author of Sarah, Plain and Tall"I read this novel in two big gulps. Fantastic. "—The Horn Book, starred review"Affecting. Because of her twisted foot, she’s confined to their flat, while her beloved brother Jamie freely roams their London neighbourhood. I suggest this book to kids 4th grade and up. The War that Saved My Life by Kimberly Brubaker Bradley available in Hardcover on Powells.com, also read synopsis and reviews. "—Common Sense Media ★ “Brisk and honest...Cause for celebration.” —Kirkus, starred review★ "Poignant. *Newbery Honor book*Winner of the Schneider Family Book Award This #1 New York Times bestseller is an exceptionally moving story of triumph against all odds set during World War II, from the acclaimed author of Fighting Words, and for fans of Fish in a Tree and Sarah, Plain and Tall. The War that Saved My Life and millions of other books are available for instant access. This masterful work of historical fiction is equal parts adventure and a moving tale of family and identity—a classic in the making. Ten-year-old Ada has never left her one-room apartment. - Page 2 "—Gary D. Schmidt, author of Okay for Now"I love Ada's bold heart...Her story's riveting. This is her story of how she learned to love and be loved. "—Publishers Weekly, starred review★ "Powerful. 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