[Read] ➻ City of Fate ➸ Nicola Pierce – Techotechies.us

City of Fate Imagine Your Home Is Bombed One Sunday Afternoon By A Horde Of Enemy Planes Imagine Your Family Has Gone And You Are Left Behind This Is The Fate Of Five Year Old Peter And Two Teenagers Yuri And Tanya.Imagine Being Ordered To Leave School To Fight The Terrifying Nazis In WWII Imagine You Are Right In The Middle Of A Battle It S You Or Them You Have No Choice This Is The Fate Of Vlad And His Three Classmates.The Battlefield Is The City Of Stalingrad, The Pride Of Russia Germany S Adolf Hitler Wants The City Badly, But Josef Stalin Refuses To Let Go.Nobody Has Managed To Stop The Triumphant Nazi Invasion Across Europe It All Depends On One City Stalingrad Her Citizens, Her Soldiers And Her Children.

[Read] ➻ City of Fate  ➸ Nicola Pierce – Techotechies.us
  • Paperback
  • 272 pages
  • City of Fate
  • Nicola Pierce
  • English
  • 03 October 2017
  • 1847173373

10 thoughts on “City of Fate


  1. says:

    The battle of Stalingrad is the setting for this Children s YA novel by Irish author, Nicola Pierce We have all read the familiar accounts of children s experiences in WW2 but these stories tend to based around Germany and the Nazis This book looks at the effects of war on the children and families of Russia Peter is found wandering the streets, orphaned and afraid Yuri has lost his family also, and takes Peter under his wing They spend their time hiding from the Germans and searching for The battle of Stalingrad is the setting for this Children s YA novel by Irish author, Nicola Pierce We have all read the familiar accounts of children s experiences in WW2 but these stories tend to based around Germany and the Nazis This book looks at the effects of war on the children and families of Russia Peter is found wandering the streets, orphaned and afraid Yuri has lost his family also, and takes Peter under his wing They spend their time hiding from the Germans and searching for food.We also learn of the fate of schoolboys forced to join the Russian Army despite their young age, and lack of understanding of the war and what it entails The author combines these two angles very well, in basic english, making it the ideal read for children from 10 years plus There are some harrowing tales within the book and the idea that they are based on fact makes it all theshocking Reading City Of Fate should be a great benefit to any kids who are interested in World History and would be idea...


  2. says:

    4.5 starsSometimes children s fiction can be entertaining Sometimes it can be thrilling and gripping Sometimes it can be thought provoking and challenging Sometimes it can be realistic and educational And sometimes but rarely , it can be all these things together City of Fate is one of those books.First Line of City of Fate It was 23 August 1942, about four o clock on a typical Sunday afternoon My Thoughts on City of Fate.This book is aimed at children from 10 upwards and as an adult I t 4.5 starsSometimes children s fiction can be entertaining Sometimes it can be thrilli...


  3. says:

    Originally posted here www.gobookyourself.infoA review copy was provided by The O Brien Press in return for an honest review.If you read the blog regularly you ll know I don t read a lot of YA It s not a case of snobbery More a case of me feeling I cant really connect with the story or the characters This was not the case here.I love when YA books take ondifficult subjects like this I hope that doesn t sound condescending...


  4. says:

    Review by Beth4.5 5My love for World War Two literature is never ending and I was particularly pleased to have the chance to read about the battle of Stalingrad and the people trying to live whilst it s going on Completely fascinating and not a subject I know in depth it is very clear that Pierce has researched and researched to ensure every element of this novel is believable and every character is genuine There are parts of this book that are hard to read as we meet characters who have had t Review by Beth4.5 5My love for World War Two literature is never ending and I was particularly pleased to have the chance to read about the battle of Stalingrad and the people trying to live whilst it s going on Completely fascinating and not a subject I know in depth it is very clear that Pierce has researched and researched to ensure every element of this novel is believable and every character is genuine There are parts of this book that are hard to read as we meet characters who have had their nerves destroyed and their mental state is far removed from their normal The moment Yuri is forced to leave his mother and baby sister is heart breakin...


  5. says:

    A fantastic read I knew nothing about the Battle of Stalingrad and this book sparked my interest Credible characters and story line as well as carefully set sense of time and place all add to make this book unputdownable I loved it

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