Catalogue


The night spies /
Kathy Kacer.
imprint
Toronto, ON : Second Story Press, c2003.
description
197 p. : ill., ports. ; 19 cm.
ISBN
1896764703, 9781896764702
format(s)
Book
Holdings
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imprint
Toronto, ON : Second Story Press, c2003.
isbn
1896764703
9781896764702
catalogue key
8430939
target audience
Ages 9 and up.
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Reviews
Review Quotes
"There is never a dull moment in this story which is suspenseful, dramatic and action packed. The battle scenes are vivid and the human interactions compelling. The Night Spies is a great book for both genders and a memorable read. Highly recommended."
"There is never a dull moment in this story which is suspenseful, dramatic and action packed O The battle scenes are vivid and the human interactions compelling O The Night Spies is a great book for both genders and a memorable read. Highly recommended."
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Quill & Quire, June 2003
Booklist, January 2004
School Library Journal, March 2004
Voice of Youth Advocates, February 2005
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Summaries
Main Description
Ages 9 to 12 years. It is the middle of World War II, and, with the help of trusted friends, Gabi, her mother and her cousin Max go into hiding in a tiny mountain village. It takes great willpower to endure months of fear in their cramped hiding space at the back of a barn, and eventually Gabi and Max sneak out for the first of many secret night-time walks. Through the discovery of anti-Nazi partisan soldiers camped in the nearby woods and new roles as partisan scouts, Gabi and Max find strength and courage, and a renewed sense of hope in dark times.
Unpaid Annotation
The Night Spies is a novel based on real events and characters.
Description for Reader
It is the middle of World War II, and, with the help of trusted friends, Gabi, her mother and her cousin Max go into hiding in a tiny mountain village. It takes great willpower to endure months of fear in their cramped hiding space at the back of a barn, and eventually Gabi and Max sneak out for the first of many secret nighttime walks. Through the discovery of anti-Nazi partisan soldiers camped in the nearby woods and new roles as partisan scouts, Gabi and Max find strength and courage, and a renewed sense of hope in dark times.
Main Description
Gabi and Max come out of hiding during WWII and become night spies.

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