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Masters of silence, Kathy Kacer

Label
Masters of silence
Title
Masters of silence
Statement of responsibility
Kathy Kacer
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Kathy Kacer's second book in her middle grade series about heroic rescues during WWII tells the tale of siblings Helen and Henry, and history's most famous mime. Desperate to save them from the Nazis, Henry and Helen's mother makes the harrowing decision to take her children from their home in 1940s Germany and leave them in the care of strangers in France. The brother and sister must hide their Jewish identity to pass for orphans being fostered at a convent in the foreign land. Visits from a local mime become the children's one source of joy, especially for Henry, whose traumatic experience has left him a selective mute. When an informer gives them up, the children are forced to flee yet again from the Nazis, but this time the local mime-a not yet famous Marcel Marceau-risks everything to try to save the children. Masters of Silence shows award-winning author Kathy Kacer at the top of her craft, bringing to light the little-known story of Marceau's heroic work for the French Resistance. Marceau would go on to save hundreds of children from Nazi concentration camps and death during WWII. In characteristic Kacer style, Masters of Silence is dramatic and engaging, and highlights the courage of both those rescuing and the rescued themselves. Wenting Li's chapter heading illustrations and evocative covers provide the perfect visuals for the series
Cataloging source
PABRO
Citation location within source
  • February 01, 2019
  • January 15, 2019
Citation source
  • School Library Journal
  • Kirkus Reviews
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1954-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Kacer, Kathy
Dewey number
[Fic]
Index
no index present
Intended audience
  • 8-12
  • 3-7
Intended audience source
  • Brodart
  • Brodart
LC call number
PZ7.K1154
LC item number
Mas 2019
Literary form
fiction
Series statement
Heroes quartet
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Marceau, Marcel
  • Brothers and sisters
  • Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945)
  • Families
Target audience
pre adolescent
Label
Masters of silence, Kathy Kacer
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
BRDBD19085010
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
267 pages
Isbn
9781773212623
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)1049788505
Label
Masters of silence, Kathy Kacer
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
BRDBD19085010
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
267 pages
Isbn
9781773212623
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)1049788505

Library Locations

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      1197 W. Main St., Lewisville, TX, 75067, US
      33.0422012 -97.02392920000001
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