A Penny for a Hundred by Ethel Pochocki PDF

By Ethel Pochocki

A Penny for a Hundred is liked kid's e-book writer Ethel Pockocki's undying story of tradition surprise in rural Maine through the moment international battle. it truly is 1944 and nine-year-old Clare will eventually manage to aid with the potato harvest—up previously, she used to be in basic terms capable of earn the "penny 100" her father paid her to select potato insects off the vegetation.

But this yr, with such a lot of neighborhood males off struggling with the battle, German POWs are introduced in to aid with the harvest. Clare's unsure what to anticipate from the strangers, however it quickly turns into transparent that those males will not be so assorted from younger American soldiers—they are relieved to be out of the combating, yet unhappy to be to date from home.

For Christmas, Clare is set to recreate at the very least one known culture for Peter, a POW who has befriended her. Their presents for each other develop the bonds in their friendship and aid either the POWs and Clare's kinfolk take pleasure in a memorable Christmas Eve. Even amid the hardships of struggle, they locate a lot to offer every one other.

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