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"Never becoming too far-fetched, McAuley's debut braids the three ribbons of fantasy, mystery and romance into an enjoyable plait that is as smart as it is entertaining."
Finalist: Geoffrey Bilson Award for Historical Fiction
Gold Medal Winner: Moonbeam Children's Book Award (Young Adult Historical)
I push myself up on my hands and
drop through the hole in the plane’s fuselage. I fall through empty space.
Alice through the rabbit hole. Feet together, soaring through the silent night
without another word to anyone. But then, after a few seconds of free fall, the
static line yanks my parachute open. Most girls my age are fresh out of school,
working in typing pools and factories. And here I am, seconds from touching
down in enemy territory.
are no brakes to pull. No going back . . .
“…there is something on almost every
page to make readers catch their breaths.” Booklist
“…a memorable, vicarious experience…
will appeal to WWII and spy fiction buffs alike.” VOYA
Walker Children's/Bloomsbury June, 2012
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