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A whale in Paris : how it happened that Chantal Duprey befriended a whale during the Second World War and helped liberate France

Presley, Daniel (author.). Polders, Claire, 1976- (author.). McGuire, Erin, (illustrator.).

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Altoona Area Public Library.
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Blair County Library System. (Show)

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Altoona Area Public Library JF PRE (Text) 33240004496751 Juvenile Fiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781534419155
  • ISBN: 1534419152
  • ISBN: 9781534419162
  • ISBN: 1534419160
  • ISBN: 9781534419179
  • Physical Description: 246 pages ; 22 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Atheneum Books for Young Readers, [2018]

Content descriptions

Summary, etc.: During the German occupation of Paris, Chantal, twelve, spies a whale while fishing with her father in the Seine and is determined to return it to the ocean before the Nazis or starving Parisians can destroy it.
Target Audience Note:
Ages 10 up.
Subject: Paris (France) History Juvenile fiction
France Paris
Single-parent families
Illustrated children's books
Human-animal relationships
JUVENILE FICTION Historical Europe
JUVENILE FICTION Animals Marine Life
JUVENILE FICTION Action & Adventure
Paris (France) History 1940-1944 Fiction
World War, 1939-1945 France Paris Fiction
Single-parent families Fiction
Human-animal relationships Fiction
Whales Fiction
France History German occupation, 1940-1945 Fiction
France History German occupation, 1940-1945 Juvenile fiction
World War (1939-1945)
German Occupation of France (1940-1945)
Genre: Fiction.
Historical fiction.
Juvenile works.
Historical fiction.
Historical fiction.
Children's fiction.
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