The War I Finally Won

The War I Finally Won

Book - 2017
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"As the frightening impact of World War II creeps closer and closer to her door, eleven-year-old Ada learns to manage life on the home front"-- Provided by publisher.
Publisher: New York, NY : Dial Books for Young Readers, [2017]
ISBN: 9780525429203
Branch Call Number: FICTION (JUV) Bradley, Kimberly Brubaker
Characteristics: 385 pages ; 22 cm


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Mar 25, 2019

THIS BOOK IS JUST AS GOOD AS THE FIRST ONE! The War I Finally Won is a follow up to The War That Saved My Life, both are very good books. With WWII raging in her own country after Ada found out her mother had died, she and her younger brother were adopted by Susan. After Ada's friend is killed in the war she realizes how bad things really are and takes a new realization in what she is living in.

ArapahoeMarcia Jan 23, 2019

This sequel highlights Ada as she heals and grows with friends and family during WWII in the English countryside. Highly recommended!

Oct 21, 2018

This is a solid, well-written book with well-developed characters. I hope Bradley writes more in this series.

Sep 08, 2018

yeah...the first book was better but still neat blah blah blah

Berlysbooks Mar 12, 2018

An absolute gem of a book! The characters from the first book are thrown together to deal with complex situations which richly expand them and bring to the forefront the questions of warring personal identities: Who am I, who was I and who should I become?

Feb 10, 2018

My 12 year-old and I read this aloud to each other and found another magical story revealing itself as we progressed through the book.

We started the series (sadly there are only 2 books) with The War That Saved My Life on audio CD which was marvelous and followed it up with this book.

Combing great story telling with a personal story of two children that had rough beginnings during world war two makes for a great literary experience for children 9 and up, parents too should get a lot from this series.

JCLBeckyC Jan 23, 2018

I LOVE this book. It's even better than its predecessor, The War That Saved My Life, which is a fine book itself (and a Newbery honor book.) Bradley is a masterful storyteller. Her characters are fully developed and complex. Ada, the hero, has such a strong voice, and it’s such a gratifying read rooting her on. “I’m a tough girl,” says Ada. Yes you are! I’ve a feeling this character will inspire a new generation of tough girls for a long time to come. I'm gonna recommend this title to everyone I know.

archreads Jan 22, 2018

This is a wonderful sequel to The War That Saved My Life. I loved the history and the development of the characters and how they were impacted by the war. A story of grief, healing, love and support.

Dec 16, 2017

this is an amazing book, it explains things about the second world war and also explains the difficulties people in the United Kingdom had to go through. It's a real pageturner, when I first read "the war that saved my life" I was way too excited for " the war I finally won" to come out, when it finally did I got it as soon as I could, I read did it really quick, and wished there was another book.

Dec 16, 2017

i wanna read this XD

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