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A time of angels

Author: Karen Hesse
Publisher: New York : Hyperion Paperbacks for Children, 1997, ©1995.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : English : 1st Hyperion pbk. edView all editions and formats
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Sick with influenza during the 1918 epidemic and separated from her two sisters, a young Jewish girl living in Boston relies on the help of an old German man, and her visions of angels, to get better and to reunite herself with her family. As World War I rages in Europe, an influenza epidemic devastates Boston, forcing fourteen-year-old Hannah to leave home. Dangerously ill, she finds herself in Vermont, where a  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Hesse, Karen.
Time of angels.
New York : Hyperion Paperbacks for Children, 1997, ©1995
(OCoLC)894873313
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Karen Hesse
ISBN: 0786812095 9780786812097 9780786820726 0786820721
OCLC Number: 38199559
Description: 250 pages ; 20 cm
Responsibility: Karen Hesse.

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Sick with influenza during the 1918 epidemic and separated from her two sisters, a young Jewish girl living in Boston relies on the help of an old German man, and her visions of angels, to get better and to reunite herself with her family. As World War I rages in Europe, an influenza epidemic devastates Boston, forcing fourteen-year-old Hannah to leave home. Dangerously ill, she finds herself in Vermont, where a German man takes her in and nurses her back to health. A mysterious element, daunting situations, and tenacious characters make this novel a rich and compelling read.

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