Mare's War

Mare's War

Book - 2009
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Teens Octavia and Tali learn about strength, independence, and courage when they are forced to take a car trip with their grandmother, who tells about growing up Black in 1940s Alabama and serving in Europe during World War II as a member of the Women's Army Corps.
Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, c2009
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780375850776
9780375857140
0375857141
9780375957147
0375957146
Characteristics: 341 p. : ill. ; 22 cm

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Two young women's grandma is telling them about her time an African American battalion of the Women's Army Corps during World War II. The point of view changes from the grandma's narrative to the granddaughter's perspective. This is an engaging, fictionalized oral history based on the author's re... Read More »

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Brisingr2000
Jul 04, 2013

A really good read, and filled with many things I didn't know. Definitely a book I recommend!

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