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All the light we cannot see  : a novel / Anthony Doerr.

Marie Laure lives with her father in Paris within walking distance of the Museum of Natural History where he works as the master of the locks (there are thousands of locks in the museum). When she is six, she goes blind, and her father builds her a model of their neighborhood, every house, every manhole, so she can memorize it with her fingers and navigate the real streets with her feet and cane. When the Germans occupy Paris, father and daughter flee to Saint-Malo on the Brittany coast, where Marie-Laure's agoraphobic great uncle lives in a tall, narrow house by the sea wall. In another world in Germany, an orphan boy, Werner, grows up with his younger sister, Jutta, both enchanted by a crude radio Werner finds. He becomes a master at building and fixing radios, a talent that wins him a place at an elite and brutal military academy and, ultimately, makes him a highly specialized tracker of the Resistance. Werner travels through the heart of Hitler Youth to the far-flung outskirts of Russia, and finally into Saint-Malo, where his path converges with Marie-Laure.

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  • ISBN: 9781476746586
  • ISBN: 1476746583
  • ISBN: 1476746591
  • ISBN: 9781476746593
  • ISBN: 9781501173219
  • Physical Description: 331 pages ; 25 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Scribner, 2014.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Target Audience Note:
880L Lexile
Study Program Information Note:
Accelerated Reader UG 6.2 21 21 171859
Awards Note:
Andrew Carnegie Medal for Excellence in Fiction, 2015.
Subject: Blind > Fiction.
Blindness > Fiction.
World War, 1939-1945 > Fiction.
France > Fiction.
Germany > Fiction.
Blind children > Fiction.
Voyages and travels > Fiction.
Agoraphobia > Fiction.
Orphans > Fiction.
Brothers and sisters > Fiction.
Life change events > Fiction.
World War, 1939-1945 > Youth > France > Fiction.
World War, 1939-1945 > Youth > Germany > Fiction.
France > History > German occupation, 1940-1945 > Fiction.
Saint-Malo (France) > Fiction.
Friendship > Fiction.
Fathers and daughters > Fiction.
People with disabilities > Fiction.
Genre: Historical fiction.

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