Search Type
  • All
  • Subject
  • Title
  • Author
  • Publisher
  • Series Title
Search Title

Download

The Extra - a book by Lasky, Kathryn

The Extra

The Extra( )
Author: Lasky, Kathryn
ISBN:978-0-7636-3972-3
Publication Date:Oct 2013
Publisher:Candlewick Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $16.99
Book Description:

Is the chance to serve as an extra for Hitler’s favorite filmmaker a chance at life — or a detour on the path to inevitable extermination? One ordinary afternoon, fifeen-year-old Lilo and her family are suddenly picked up by Hitler’s police and imprisoned as part of the "Gypsy plague." Just when it seems certain that they will be headed to a labor camp, Lilo is chosen by filmmaker Leni Riefenstahl to work as a film extra. Life on the film set is a...
More Description

Book Details
Pages:320
Detailed Subjects: Juvenile Fiction / General
Juvenile Fiction / Performing Arts / Film
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.87 x 8.48 x 1.11 Inches
Book Weight:1.05 Pounds
Author Biography
Lasky, Kathryn (Author)
Kathryn Lasky was born in Indianapolis, Indiana on June 24, 1944, and knew she wanted to be a writer from the time she was ten. She majored in English in college and after graduation wrote for various magazines and taught. Her first book, I Have Four Names for My Grandfather, was published while she was teaching.

She has written more than seventy books for children and young adults on everything from historical fiction to picture books and nonfiction books including the Dear America books and the Guardians of Ga'Hoole series. Many of her books are illustrated with photographs by her husband, Christopher Knight. She has received many awards for her titles including Sugaring Time which was a Newberry Honor Book; The Night Journey which won the National Jewish Book Award for Children; Pageant which was an ALA Notable Children's book; and Beyond the Burning Time which was an ALA Best Book for Young Adults. She has also received the Washington Post's Children's Book Guild Award for her contribution to children's nonfiction. She lives in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

030

Book Seller

Condition

Price

Shipping

Total

Loading Stock Details...


NEW!
Bowker Bookwire™ App

Bookwire is a mobile app for your iPhone that gives you the ability to scan a barcode or enter ISBN, access book records and add titles to wish lists. Android app on Google Play

Featured Books

Dog Man
Pilkey, Dav
Hardback: $9.99
Damaged
Scottoline, Lisa
Electronic book text:
The Nix
Hill, Nathan
Hardback: $27.95

Rate this title:

Select your rating below then click 'submit'.






I do not wish to rate this title.