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Author Ellis, Deborah, 1960- author.

Title The cat at the wall / Deborah Ellis.

Publication Info. Toronto, Ontario : Groundwood Books, 2014.


Location Call No. Status
 Avon Free Public Library - Children's Department  MDL ELLIS, D.    Check Shelf
 Bristol, Main Library - Children's Department  J ELLIS    Check Shelf
 Newington, Lucy Robbins Welles Library - Children's Department  J ELLIS    Check Shelf
Description 152 pages ; 20 cm
Summary A cat sneaks into a small Palestinian house on the West Bank that has been commandeered by two Israeli soldiers. The house seems empty, until the cat realizes that a little boy is hiding beneath the floorboards. Should she help him? After all, she's just a cat. Or is she? She was once a regular North American girl, but that was before she died and came back to life as a cat. When the little boy is discovered, the soldiers don't know what to do with him. It is not long before his teacher and classmates come looking for him, and the house is suddenly surrounded by Palestinian villagers throwing rocks, and the sound of Israeli tanks approaching. As the soldiers begin to panic and disaster seems certain, the cat knows that it is up to her to diffuse the situation. But what can a cat do? What can any one creature do?
Study Program Accelerated Reader AR MG 4.8 4.0 168927.
Form Issued also in electronic format.
Subject Cats -- Juvenile fiction.
Soldiers -- Israel -- Juvenile fiction.
Boys -- Palestine -- Juvenile fiction.
ISBN 9781554987078 (paperback)
1554987075 (paperback)
9781554984916 (bound)
1554984912 (bound)
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