The blackbird girls / by Anne Blankman.

By: Blankman, Anne [author.]
Material type: TextTextPublisher: New York : Viking, an imprint of Penguin Random House LLC, 2020Copyright date: ©2020Description: 340 pages ; 22 cmContent type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781984837356; 1984837354Subject(s): Friendship -- Juvenile fiction | Secrecy -- Juvenile fiction | Grandmothers -- Juvenile fiction | Chernobyl Nuclear Accident, Chornobyl', Ukraine, 1986 -- Juvenile fiction | Nuclear power plants -- Accidents -- Ukraine -- Juvenile fiction | Saint Petersburg (Russia) -- Juvenile fiction | Ukraine -- Juvenile fiction | Chernobyl Nuclear Accident, Chornobyl', Ukraine, 1986 -- Fiction | Friendship -- Fiction | Secrets -- FictionGenre/Form: Young adult fiction. | Historical fiction.DDC classification: [Fic] LOC classification: PZ7.B61333 | Bla 2020Summary: "On a spring morning, neighbors Valentina Kaplan and Oksana Savchenko wake up to an angry red sky. A reactor at the nuclear power plant where their fathers work--Chernobyl--has exploded. Before they know it, the two girls, who've always been enemies, find themselves on a train bound for Leningrad to stay with Valentina's estranged grandmother, Rita Grigorievna. In their new lives in Leningrad, they begin to learn what it means to trust another person. Oksana must face the lies her parents told her all her life. Valentina must keep her grandmother's secret, one that could put all their lives in danger. And both of them discover something they've wished for: a best friend. But how far would you go to save your best friend's life? Would you risk your own?"-- Amazon.com
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 341-342).

"On a spring morning, neighbors Valentina Kaplan and Oksana Savchenko wake up to an angry red sky. A reactor at the nuclear power plant where their fathers work--Chernobyl--has exploded. Before they know it, the two girls, who've always been enemies, find themselves on a train bound for Leningrad to stay with Valentina's estranged grandmother, Rita Grigorievna. In their new lives in Leningrad, they begin to learn what it means to trust another person. Oksana must face the lies her parents told her all her life. Valentina must keep her grandmother's secret, one that could put all their lives in danger. And both of them discover something they've wished for: a best friend. But how far would you go to save your best friend's life? Would you risk your own?"-- Amazon.com

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