The Resource Shadow on the mountain, Margi Preus, (eaudio.)

Shadow on the mountain, Margi Preus, (eaudio.)

Label
Shadow on the mountain
Title
Shadow on the mountain
Statement of responsibility
Margi Preus
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Shadow on the Mountain recounts the adventures of a 14-year-old Norwegian boy named Espen during World War II. After Nazi Germany invades and occupies Norway, Espen and his friends are swept up in the Norwegian resistance movement. Espen gets his start by delivering illegal newspapers, then graduates to the role of courier and finally becomes a spy, dodging the Gestapo along the way. During five years under the Nazi regime, he gains—and loses—friends, falls in love, and makes one small mistake that threatens to catch up with him as he sets out to escape on skis over the mountains to Sweden. Preus incorporates archival photographs, maps, and other images to tell this story based on the real-life adventures of Norwegian Erling Storrusten, whom Preus interviewed in Norway. "Newbery Honor winner Preus infuses the story with the good-natured humor of a largely unified, peace-loving people trying to keep their sanity in a world gone awry. Based on a true story, the narrative is woven with lively enough daily historical detail to inspire older middle-grade readers to want to learn more about the Resistance movement and imitate Espen's adventures."—Kirkus Reviews, starred review"This engrossing offering sheds light on the Norwegians' courage during World War II. Preus masterfully weds a story of friendship with the complications faced by 14-year-old Espen and his friends as Nazi restrictions and atrocities become part of their everyday lives...This is at once a spy thriller, a coming-of-age story, and a chronicle of escalating bravery. Multidimensional characters fill this gripping tale that keeps readers riveted to the end."—School Library Journal, starred review"A closely researched historical novel... relates this wartime tale with intelligence and humor...Ms. Preus deftly uses together historical fact (Espen is based on a real-life spy) and elements of Norwegian culture to conjure a time and place not so terribly long ago."—The Wall Street Journal"Margi Preus, who won a Newbery honor for Heart of a Samurai, returns with another riveting work of historical fiction... This fine novel, which includes an author's note, a timeline, a bibliography and even a recipe for invisible ink, is based on extensive research... The result is an authentic coming-of-age story, perfect for readers fascinated by the diary of Anne Frank or Lois Lowry's classic, Number the Stars."—BookPage"The final chapters, which chronicle Espen's dramatic escape to Sweden—days and nights of mountain skiing, Nazis in hot pursuit—take the book into adventure-thriller territory without losing the humanity that characterizes Preus's account."—The Horn Book Magazine
Accompanying matter
technical information on music
Cataloging source
TEFOD
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Preus, Margi
PerformerNote
Narrator: Jeff Woodman
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  • Woodman, Jeff
  • NC Kids
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  • Young adult fiction
  • Historical fiction
Label
Shadow on the mountain, Margi Preus, (eaudio.)
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Unabridged
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (6 audio files)
Form of item
electronic
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781470326166
Isbn Type
(sound recording)
Media category
  • audio
  • computer
Media MARC source
  • rdamedia
  • rdamedia
Media type code
  • s
  • c
Other physical details
digital
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • remote
  • other
Speed
unknown
Stock number
8A04A5CD-6FA7-46B6-A8FF-EB3B37DF447A
System control number
ODN0001216773
System details
Requires OverDrive Listen (file size: N/A KB) or OverDrive app (file size: 179951 KB)
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
Shadow on the mountain, Margi Preus, (eaudio.)
Link
Publication
Note
Unabridged
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (6 audio files)
Form of item
electronic
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781470326166
Isbn Type
(sound recording)
Media category
  • audio
  • computer
Media MARC source
  • rdamedia
  • rdamedia
Media type code
  • s
  • c
Other physical details
digital
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • remote
  • other
Speed
unknown
Stock number
8A04A5CD-6FA7-46B6-A8FF-EB3B37DF447A
System control number
ODN0001216773
System details
Requires OverDrive Listen (file size: N/A KB) or OverDrive app (file size: 179951 KB)
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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