I Survived the Battle of D-Day, 1944 (I Survived #18): Volume 18 by Tarshis, Lauren

I Survived the Battle of D-Day, 1944 (I Survived #18): Volume 18

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It was a battle that would change the course of World War II... New York Times bestselling author Lauren Tarshis commemorates the Normandy landings in this pulse-pounding story of the largest seaborne invasion in history.

Eleven-year-old Paul's French village has been under Nazi control for years. His Jewish best friend has disappeared. Food is scarce. And there doesn't seem to be anything Paul can do to make things better.

Then Paul finds an American paratrooper in a tree near his home. The soldier says the Allies have a plan to crush the Nazis once and for all. But the soldier needs Paul's help.

This is Paul's chance to make a difference. Soon he finds himself in the midst of the largest invasion in history. Can he do his part to turn horror into hope?

New York Times bestselling author Lauren Tarshis tells the story of the battle that became the foundation for the Allied victory in World War II. Includes a section of nonfiction backmatter with more facts about the real-life event.

Author: Lauren Tarshis
Publisher: Scholastic Paperbacks
Published: 01/29/2019
Pages: 144
Binding Type: Paperback
Weight: 0.15lbs
Size: 7.30h x 5.20w x 0.50d
ISBN: 9781338317381
Audience: Ages 9-12

Accelerated Reader:
Reading Level: 4.7
Point Value: 2
Interest Level: Middle Grade
Quiz #/Name: 199519 / I Survived: The Battle of D-Day, 1944

About the Author
Lauren Tarshis's New York Times bestselling I Survived series tells stories of young people and their resilience and strength in the midst of unimaginable disasters and times of turmoil. Lauren has brought her signature warmth and exhaustive research to topics such as the battle of D-Day, the American Revolution, Hurricane Katrina, the bombing of Pearl Harbor, and other world events. She lives in Connecticut with her family, and can be found online at laurentarshis.com.