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Beautiful Blue World

Suzanne LaFleur

Beautiful Blue World is a thrilling and moving story of children who become the key to winning a war. Sofarende is at war. For twelve-year-old Mathilde, it means food shortages, feuding neighbors, and bombings. Even so, as long as she and her best friend, Megs, are together, they'll be all right. But the army is recruiting children, and paying families well for their service. If Megs takes the test, Mathilde knows she will pass. Megs hopes the army is the way to save her family. Mathilde fears it might separate them forever. This touching and suspenseful novel is a brilliant reimagining of war, where even kindness can be a weapon, and children have the power to see what adults cannot. Bank Street Best Children's Book of the Year, Outstanding Merit ILA-CBC Choices Reading Lists, Teacher's Choice Junior Library Guild Selection Selected for the Kansas NEA Reading Circle Catalog Vermont Dorothy Canfield Fisher Book Award Master List

Beautiful Blue World is a thrilling and moving story of children who become the key to winning a war. Sofarende is at war. For twelve-year-old Mathilde, it means food shortages, feuding neighbors, and bombings. Even so, as long as she and her best friend, Megs, are together, they'll be all right. But the army is recruiting children, and paying families well for their service. If Megs takes the test, Mathilde knows she will pass. Megs hopes the army is the way to save her family. Mathilde fears it might separate them forever. This touching and suspenseful novel is a brilliant reimagining of war, where even kindness can be a weapon, and children have the power to see what adults cannot. Bank Street Best Children's Book of the Year, Outstanding Merit ILA-CBC Choices Reading Lists, Teacher's Choice Junior Library Guild Selection Selected for the Kansas NEA Reading Circle Catalog Vermont Dorothy Canfield Fisher Book Award Master List
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Beautiful Blue World is a thrilling and moving story of children who become the key to winning a war. Sofarende is at war. For twelve-year-old Mathilde, it means food shortages, feuding neighbors, and bombings. Even so, as long as she and her best friend, Megs, are together, they'll be all right. But the army is recruiting children, and paying families well for their service. If Megs takes the test, Mathilde knows she will pass. Megs hopes the army is the way to save her family. Mathilde fears it might separate them forever. This touching and suspenseful novel is a brilliant reimagining of war, where even kindness can be a weapon, and children have the power to see what adults cannot. Bank Street Best Children's Book of the Year, Outstanding Merit ILA-CBC Choices Reading Lists, Teacher's Choice Junior Library Guild Selection Selected for the Kansas NEA Reading Circle Catalog Vermont Dorothy Canfield Fisher Book Award Master List

Language:

English

Narrators:

Christy Carlson Romano

Length:

5h 6m


Chapters

Chapter 1
Chapter 1

00:13


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

00:47


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

06:08


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

02:51


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

04:37


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

05:39


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

06:10


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

04:31


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

04:49


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

02:55


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

04:55


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

04:43


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

05:35


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

04:05


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

04:17


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

06:24


Chapter 17
Chapter 17

06:07


Chapter 18
Chapter 18

04:28


Chapter 19
Chapter 19

05:45


Chapter 20
Chapter 20

05:45


Chapter 21
Chapter 21

05:28


Chapter 22
Chapter 22

05:50


Chapter 23
Chapter 23

04:47


Chapter 24
Chapter 24

04:46


Chapter 25
Chapter 25

05:21


Chapter 26
Chapter 26

05:52


Chapter 27
Chapter 27

04:46


Chapter 28
Chapter 28

05:19


Chapter 29
Chapter 29

06:21


Chapter 30
Chapter 30

05:54


Chapter 31
Chapter 31

05:44


Chapter 32
Chapter 32

05:31


Chapter 33
Chapter 33

03:38


Chapter 34
Chapter 34

05:40


Chapter 35
Chapter 35

06:17


Chapter 36
Chapter 36

04:36


Chapter 37
Chapter 37

04:01


Chapter 38
Chapter 38

03:20


Chapter 39
Chapter 39

04:09


Chapter 40
Chapter 40

06:37


Chapter 41
Chapter 41

04:41


Chapter 42
Chapter 42

05:03


Chapter 43
Chapter 43

04:42


Chapter 44
Chapter 44

06:40


Chapter 45
Chapter 45

03:25


Chapter 46
Chapter 46

04:16


Chapter 47
Chapter 47

04:47


Chapter 48
Chapter 48

03:36


Chapter 49
Chapter 49

03:49


Chapter 50
Chapter 50

04:14


Chapter 51
Chapter 51

04:25


Chapter 52
Chapter 52

05:10


Chapter 53
Chapter 53

04:24


Chapter 54
Chapter 54

05:13


Chapter 55
Chapter 55

04:35


Chapter 56
Chapter 56

04:50


Chapter 57
Chapter 57

05:02


Chapter 58
Chapter 58

02:45


Chapter 59
Chapter 59

04:46


Chapter 60
Chapter 60

03:33


Chapter 61
Chapter 61

04:13


Chapter 62
Chapter 62

03:19


Chapter 63
Chapter 63

05:28


Chapter 64
Chapter 64

05:15


Chapter 65
Chapter 65

03:02


Chapter 66
Chapter 66

00:31