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Author Barker, Michelle, 1964- author.

Title The house of one thousand eyes / Michelle Barker.

Publication Info. Toronto ; Berkeley : Annick Press, [2018]
copyright 2018

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Description 340 pages ; 22 cm
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Indexed In: Junior Library Guild
Summary Life in East Germany in the early 1980s is not easy for most people, but for Lena, it's particularly hard. After the death of her parents in a factory explosion and time spent in a psychiatric hospital recovering from the trauma, she is sent to live with her stern aunt, a devoted member of the ruling Communist Party. Visits with her beloved Uncle Erich, a best-selling author, are her only respite. But one night, her uncle disappears without a trace. Gone also are all his belongings, his books, and even his birth records. Lena is desperate to know what happened to him, but it's as if he never existed. The worst thing, however, is that she cannot discuss her uncle or her attempts to find him with anyone, not even her best friends. There are government spies everywhere. But Lena is unafraid and refuses to give up her search, regardless of the consequences.
Audience Ages 15 & up.
Grades 10 & up.
Awards A Junior Library Guild selection (JLG)
Subject Parents -- Death -- Juvenile fiction.
Psychic trauma -- Juvenile fiction.
Totalitarianism -- Juvenile fiction.
Uncles -- Juvenile fiction.
Parents -- Death -- Fiction.
Psychic trauma -- Fiction.
Totalitarianism -- Fiction.
Uncles -- Fiction.
Parents -- Death -- Fiction.
Totalitarianism -- Fiction.
Uncles -- Fiction.
Germany (East) -- Juvenile fiction.
Germany (East) -- Fiction.
Germany (East) -- Fiction.
ISBN 9781773210711 (hardcover) : 17.30

 
    
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