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RESIST A Story of D-Day

by | Read by Vaneh Assadourian

Children Ages 8+ • 1.5 hrs. • Unabridged • © 2020

Narrator Vaneh Assadourian gives an approachable portrayal of a girl who is looking for her mother the night before the D-Day landings of WWII. Samira and her mother work with the Resistance in Nazi-occupied France, and Samira knows that her captured mother will be executed if she can't find her before the invasion starts. Assadourian switches between French and German accents flawlessly, adopting a youthful tone when portraying Samira as she searches through the night. In the absence of added sound effects, Assadourian simulates the rat-tat-tat of flying bullets and the yips of Samira's canine companion, immersing listeners in this historical story about a girl's courage in the face of immense danger. A.K.R. © AudioFile 2020, Portland, Maine [Published: DECEMBER 2020]

Trade Ed. • Scholastic Audiobooks • 2020

DD ISBN 978-1-338-73711-0 $13.99

 

Library Ed. • Scholastic Audiobooks • 2020

DD ISBN 9781338737134 $41.99

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