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Open fire

Author: Amber Lough
Publisher: Minneapolis : Carolrhoda Lab, [2020]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Secondary (senior high) school : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"In 1917 Russia, seventeen-year-old Katya joins the first all-female battalion to fight the Germans, but she soon finds that patriotism alone won't help her survive the realities of war"--
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Genre/Form: Young adult works
War fiction
Historical fiction
Young adult fiction
Fiction
History
Juvenile works
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Secondary (senior high) school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Amber Lough
ISBN: 9781541572898 1541572890
OCLC Number: 1088599336
Description: 255 pages ; 22 cm
Responsibility: Amber Lough.

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"In 1917 Russia, seventeen-year-old Katya joins the first all-female battalion to fight the Germans, but she soon finds that patriotism alone won't help her survive the realities of war"--

1917. Russia is losing the war with Germany, soldiers are deserting in droves, and food shortages on the home front are pushing people to the brink of revolution. Katya is politically conflicted, but she wants Russia to win the war. When the government begins recruiting an all-female army battalion, Katya enlists. Training with other brave women, she finds camaraderie and a deep sense of purpose. But when the women's battalion heads to the front, Katya has to confront the horrifying realities of war. -- adapted from jacket

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