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  • Published: New York : E. P. Dutton and Company, inc., 1942.
  • Year Published: 1942
  • Description: 156 p.
  • Language: English
  • Format: Book

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  • Lexile: 690

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  • 0590425374 :
  • 0606010769 :
  • 0142402249

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Snow treasure

by McSwigan, Marie, 1907-1962.

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Call number: Y Fiction / McSwigan, Marie

Available Copies: Malletts Youth, Traverwood Youth

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Based on a true story, this heroic tale, set in Norway during World War II, follows a group of courageous schoolchildren who outwit the invading Nazis by sledding thirteen tons of gold bricks down the mountain to a waiting ship, keeping their country's treasure out of Nazi hands.

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good book

The Germans have come to Norway and in order to keep the banks gold safe the kids must sled it down to Peter's Uncle's boat. The Germans will do whatever possible to stop it though. They force the kids to go to school, but the people make up a sickness so bad that they have to close school. One time when they were sledding Peter, the kid leader, gets captured . Can a German be the way to get Peter out of the hands of the Germans and onto there Uncle's ship?

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