Making Bombs for Hitler
Making Bombs for Hitler
Goodreads4.3 / 5
The Definitive Guide to

Making Bombs for Hitler

Published by Scholastic Inc.
Prices as of Oct 20

What's This Book About

Publisher Summary

For readers who were enthralled by Alan Gratz’s Prisoner B-3087 comes a gripping novel about a lesser-known part of WWII.Lida thought she was safe. Her neighbors wearing the yellow star were all taken away, but Lida is not Jewish. She will be fine, won’t she? But she cannot escape the horrors of World War II. Lida’s parents are ripped away from her and she is separated from her beloved sister, Larissa. The Nazis take Lida to a brutal work camp, where she and other Ukrainian children are forced into backbreaking labor. Starving and terrified, Lida bonds with her fellow prisoners, but none of them know if they’ll live to see tomorrow. When Lida and her friends are assigned to make bombs for the German army, Lida cannot stand the thought of helping the enemy. Then she has an idea. What if she sabotaged the bombs… and the Nazis? Can she do so without getting caught? And if she’s freed, will she ever find her sister again? This pulse-pounding novel of survival, courage, and hope shows us a lesser-known piece of history – and is sure to keep readers captivated until the last page.

What Kind of Book is Making Bombs for Hitler

Topics

Locations

Reviews

    Book Lists That Include This Book

    Other Books You Might Enjoy If You Liked This Book

      Catherine's War
      Allies
      Alan Gratz
      Village of Scoundrels
      Margi Preus
      We Had to Be Brave: Escaping the Nazis on the Kindertransport
      Deborah Hopkinson
      I Survived the Nazi Invasion, 1944 (I Survived #9)
      I Survived the Nazi Invasion, 1944
      Ruth and the Night of Broken Glass
      Emma Carlson Berne, Matt Forsyth
      The War That Saved My Life
      Kimberly Brubaker Bradley
      Navajo Code Talkers
      Blake Hoena
      Lifeboat 12
      Susan Hood

    Book Details

    ISBN
    9781338312836
    Publication Date
    January 29, 2019
    Page Count
    240
    Reading Age
    8 - 12 years
    Lib. of Congress (LCCN)
    2016026561
    ASIN/ISBN 10
    1338312839
    Lexile® Level
    760L

    Contribute to this page

    Core Score - 51%

    More than halfway there—keep going!

    Depth Score - 15%

    Just the barebones.

    Improve this page

    Are you the author or illustrator? Claim your book.

    Top Contributors
    01
    @booksnobmom
    10