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Little Riders
ILLUSTRATOR
SERIES
 
TYPE
AGE
Children's - Grade 4-6, Age 9-11 
READABILITY
5.4 
PAGES
76 p.  
KEYWORDS
 
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Paperback
ISBN 9780688124991
Publisher Summary
"Take care of the little riders," says Johanna's father to the eleven-year-old when he leaves her with his parents for an extended vacation in their Dutch village. And Johanna does. She loves the twelve metal figures on horseback who ride forth each hour from the clock on the ancient church tower. She would do anything to protect them, anything. And on night she risks her life to prove it.

Set during the Second World War when the German army occupied Holland, The Little Riders is an exciting, moving adventure story, just right for reading aloud.

An American girl living in Nazi-occupied Holland resents the presence of a German soldier quartered in her grandparents' home until the night she tries to hide part of the town's treasured clock mechanism
 
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