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An innocent soldier

Author: Josef Holub; Michael Hofmann
Publisher: New York : Arthur A. Levine Books, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : English : 1st American edView all editions and formats
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A sixteen-year-old farmhand is tricked into fighting in the Napoleonic Wars by the farmer for whom he works, who secretly substitutes him for the farmer's own son.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile materials
Mildred L. Batchelder book award: Winner
Fiction
History
Juvenile works
Juvenile fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Holub, Josef, 1926-2010.
Innocent soldier.
New York : Arthur A. Levine Books, 2005
(OCoLC)872654363
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Josef Holub; Michael Hofmann
ISBN: 0439627710 9780439627719 0439627729 9780439627726
OCLC Number: 57594921
Awards: A Junior Library Guild selection.
Mildred L. Batchelder Award for most outstanding children's book in translation, 2006.
Description: 231 pages : map ; 22 cm
Other Titles: Russlander.
Responsibility: by Josef Holub ; translated by Michael Hofmann.

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A sixteen-year-old farmhand is tricked into fighting in the Napoleonic Wars by the farmer for whom he works, who secretly substitutes him for the farmer's own son.

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Kirkus 9/15/05AN INNOCENT SOLDIERAuthor: Holub, JosefSixteen-year-old Adam Feuchter is tricked by the farmer he works for, substituted for the farmer's own son and drafted into the army. Napoleon's Read more...

 
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Impressed into Service of Napolean

by ricklibrarian (WorldCat user published 2006-05-09) Very Good Permalink
Like Bilbo Baggings in The Hobbit, Adam the farmhand in An Innocent Soldier by Josef Holub involuntarily takes a long and dangerous journey to the east with a large party intent on plunder. Also like Bilbo he becomes a thief reluctantly, but he must to survive. There are no riddles, rings, or magical...
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