Someone Talked!

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It’s August, 1944. World War II rages in Europe and the Pacific. Chicago, Illinois seems a long way from the fighting. And yet, is all safe there? Might spies be lurking in the shadows, plotting to blow up American factories? Twelve-year-olds Dan and Tony just might have spotted such a German spy. Is he on the brink of committing some dastardly deed against the war effort? How are they going to stop him before it’s too late?Includes “The World War II Homefront” essay on the historical background2012 Moonbeam Children's Book Awards—bronze medal in the Preteen Fiction, historical-cultural category. "A pro at plot, pacing, dialog, and character …. A great read for ages 8 and up that doesn’t pander or talk down to kids; it engages their curiosity and intelligence."—World War II magazine"Excellent educational-recreational reading for tweens."— Midwest Book Review“A first-rate thriller for young people!” —Ann Heinrichs, Librarian and Children's Book AuthorR. Conrad Stein grew up in Chicago. At age 18 he, joined the Marine Corps, then earned a degree in history from the University of Illinois. Stein soon began to pursue his dream of being a professional writer. His more than 300 books for young readers have been widely used in classrooms and libraries across the country. Someone Talked! reflects his deep understanding of U.S. history and resonates with his vivid memories of wartime America.

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Expired Deals Someone Talked! It’s August, 1944. World War II rages in Europe and the Pacific. Chicago, Illinois seems a long way from the fighting. And yet, is all safe there? Might spies be lurking in the shadows, plotting to blow up American factories? Twelve-year-olds Dan and Tony just might have spotted such a German spy. Is he on the brink of committing some dastardly deed against the war effort? How are they going to stop him before it’s too late?Includes “The World War II Homefront” essay on the historical background2012 Moonbeam Children's Book Awards—bronze medal in the Preteen Fiction, historical-cultural category. "A pro at plot, pacing, dialog, and character …. A great read for ages 8 and up that doesn’t pander or talk down to kids; it engages their curiosity and intelligence."—World War II magazine"Excellent educational-recreational reading for tweens."— Midwest Book Review“A first-rate thriller for young people!” —Ann Heinrichs, Librarian and Children's Book AuthorR. Conrad Stein grew up in Chicago. At age 18 he, joined the Marine Corps, then earned a degree in history from the University of Illinois. Stein soon began to pursue his dream of being a professional writer. His more than 300 books for young readers have been widely used in classrooms and libraries across the country. Someone Talked! reflects his deep understanding of U.S. history and resonates with his vivid memories of wartime America. http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/51B8qOv-M8L._SL160_.jpg
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