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  • Paperback
  • 191
  • The Winged Watchman
  • Hilda van Stockum
  • English
  • 26 July 2019
  • 9781883937072

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  1. aliceinbagend aliceinbagend says:

    The Winged Watchman PDF Î The Winged PDF \ winged book, watchman mobile, The Winged ebok, The Winged WatchmanThe Winged Watchman EpubThe Winged Watchman is a fast-paced, exciting, children's book about how World War 2 was in Holland. Many exciting adventures happen to two young brothers in this trilling book for kids.


  2. Audrey Audrey says:

    The Winged Watchman PDF Î The Winged PDF \ winged book, watchman mobile, The Winged ebok, The Winged WatchmanThe Winged Watchman Epub2016: I read this aloud to Grades 5 & 6. They liked the story a lot, but since we only had an hour to read it per week, the story was too spread out and they would forget what was going on. This isn't the fault of the book, but because of this I don't think the endin


  3. Luisa Knight Luisa Knight says:

    The Winged Watchman PDF Î The Winged PDF \ winged book, watchman mobile, The Winged ebok, The Winged WatchmanThe Winged Watchman EpubThis was great! I was so impressed with the writing, how engaging the story was, the characters, and how the author wasn't afraid to insert some hard, theological issues that faced the people of that time. It added wonderful depth; and the issues are so universal, that it would make for great family discussions.

    Joris is ten years old and lives with his family in a windmill that his father maintains. The year is 1944 and times are becoming more difficult. It seems like the Nazis have always occupied Holland, but now they're tightening their hold and confiscating more. And a rebellious dutch teenager has turned traitor to his own countrymen making it very difficult for Joris and his family to eek out a living ... and keep th


  4. Caitlin Caitlin says:

    The Winged Watchman PDF Î The Winged PDF \ winged book, watchman mobile, The Winged ebok, The Winged WatchmanThe Winged Watchman EpubReview hopefully to come!!! šŸ˜‰


  5. Starry Starry says:

    The Winged Watchman PDF Î The Winged PDF \ winged book, watchman mobile, The Winged ebok, The Winged WatchmanThe Winged Watchman EpubAnother example of a children's book that I can't believe I never read sooner. An amazing, touching story about a Dutch family i


  6. Kevin Kevin says:

    The Winged Watchman PDF Î The Winged PDF \ winged book, watchman mobile, The Winged ebok, The Winged WatchmanThe Winged Watchman EpubMy favorite childhood book, read numerous times in grade school. This was the first book I read related to the war and I was hooked.


  7. Katie Fitzgerald Katie Fitzgerald says:

    The Winged Watchman PDF Î The Winged PDF \ winged book, watchman mobile, The Winged ebok, The Winged WatchmanThe Winged Watchman EpubIn Nazi-occupied Holland, Joris Verhagen and his family live in a windmill. Though they seem like an ordinary family, the Verhagens' windmill is the site of many acts of resistance toward the Nazi regime, including their adoption of a Jewish baby as their own and the harboring of an English airman right under the nose of their teenage neighbor who works for the Nazis. As this family lives daily life in the months prior to Holland's liberation, the reader gains insight into the differences made by ordinary people during a time of great difficulty in Europe.

    What I like most about this book is how Catholic it is. The Verhagens practice their faith devoutly, including celebration of saint days like St. Nicholas Day, participation in the sacrament of Reconciliation, and regular attendance at Mass. Children's books about faithful Catholics are real unicorns in the world of literature, and I am always completely thrilled t


  8. Alicia Alicia says:

    The Winged Watchman PDF Î The Winged PDF \ winged book, watchman mobile, The Winged ebok, The Winged WatchmanThe Winged Watchman EpubI read this to my children while living in Germany (7 years ago)and I just reread it to 11-year-old Josh (who didn't remember it). This is one of my favorite children's WW2 books ever (along with Snow Treasure). I love how this book helps us experience the last year of the war through the eyes of a 10-year-old Dutch boy: the hunger, the traitorous landwatchers, the resistance fighters, and the ordinary people who risk their lives to help others. My children don't enjoy my sobbing as I read the end of this book, but what mother wouldn't find it heartwrenching to read about a Jewish mother surviving a concentration camp and coming back to her baby (now a 6-year-old who believes that the woman who she lives with is her mother). A wonderful book!


  9. Katherine Katherine says:

    The Winged Watchman PDF Î The Winged PDF \ winged book, watchman mobile, The Winged ebok, The Winged WatchmanThe Winged Watchman EpubA historical fiction that takes place among the windmills of Holland during World War II. It was moving but heartwarming. It was written for children, so it was light on the horrors of war, but still very realistic. How do you avoid bitterness amidst overwhelming evil? Wonderful view of family life in another culture and another time.


  10. Stephanie Stephanie says:

    The Winged Watchman PDF Î The Winged PDF \ winged book, watchman mobile, The Winged ebok, The Winged WatchmanThe Winged Watchman EpubHistorical fiction for kids...a charming, realistic book about World War II in the Netherlands. The story is about a Dutch family's involvement with the Dutch Resistence. Van Stockum's captivating and descriptive writing encases you in the culture, emotion and landscape.


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The Winged WatchmanThe Winged Watchman PDF Î The Winged PDF \ winged book, watchman mobile, The Winged ebok, The Winged WatchmanThe Winged Watchman EpubThis acclaimed story of World War II is rich in suspense, characterization, plot and spiritual truth Every element of occupied Holland is united in a story of courage and hope: a hidden Jewish child, an underdiver, a downed RAF pilot, an imaginative, daring The Winged PDF \ underground hero, and the small things of family life which surprisingly carry on in the midst of oppression The Verhagen family, who live in the old windmill called the Winged Watchman, are a memorable set of individuals whose lives powerfully demonstrate the resilience of those who suffer but do not lose faith.


About the Author: Hilda van Stockum

The Winged Watchman PDF Î The Winged PDF \ winged book, watchman mobile, The Winged ebok, The Winged WatchmanThe Winged Watchman EpubThe Mitchells , about the travails of raising a family in Washington, DC during the war She often used her family as models for the written and illustrated characters in her booksNot surprisingly then, Van Stockum was, in fact, raising a family in The Winged PDF \ Washington, DC at the time, having married Marlin, who by was a Roosevelt administration officialShe had written and illustratedĀ her first book for children,.