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By Ethel Pochocki

ISBN-10: 0892723920

ISBN-13: 9780892723928

ISBN-10: 1608933113

ISBN-13: 9781608933112

A Penny for a Hundred is loved kid's booklet writer Ethel Pockocki's undying story of tradition surprise in rural Maine throughout the moment international battle. it really is 1944 and nine-year-old Clare will eventually be ready to aid with the potato harvest—up earlier, she used to be basically in a position to earn the "penny 100" her father paid her to choose potato insects off the crops.

But this yr, with such a lot of neighborhood males off struggling with the conflict, German POWs are introduced in to assist with the harvest. Clare's uncertain what to anticipate from the strangers, however it quickly turns into transparent that those males aren't so diverse from younger American soldiers—they are relieved to be out of the battling, yet unhappy to be to date from home.

For Christmas, Clare is set to recreate at the very least one typical culture for Peter, a POW who has befriended her. Their presents for each other improve the bonds in their friendship and aid either the POWs and Clare's relatives get pleasure from a memorable Christmas Eve. Even amid the hardships of struggle, they locate a lot to provide every one other.

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