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What I Saw and How I Lied

What I Saw and How I Lied

by Judy Blundell

This National Book Award winner set during the aftermath of WWII is now available in paperback!

When Evie's father returned home from World War II, the family fell back into its normal life pretty quickly. But Joe Spooner brought more back with him than just good war stories. When movie-star handsome Peter Coleridge, a young ex-GI who served in Joe's company in postwar Austria, shows up, Evie is suddenly caught in a complicated web of lies that she only slowly recognizes. She finds herself falling for Peter, ignoring the secrets that surround him...until a tragedy occurs that shatters her family and breaks her life in two.

Ages
14, 15, 13, 16, 17, 18
Interest Level
Grades 7 - 9
Grade Level Equivalent
4.5
Lexile Measure
620L
DRA
70
Guided Reading
Z
Publisher
Scholastic Inc.
Number of Pages
288
Genre
Historical Fiction, Mystery and Suspense, Young Adult

About the Author

Judy Blundell 2008 National Book Award winner Judy Blundell is well known to Star Wars fans by her pseudonym, Jude Watson.

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