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A Year of Borrowed Men “reminds us that friendship has no borders”—The Calgary Herald

Posted on November 9th, 2015 by pajamapress

A Year of Borrowed Men | Michelle Barker & Renné Benoit | Pajama Press“This book, based on true events, looks at a German family during the Second World War who are given French soldiers on loan to help with their farm. Seven-year-old Gerda can’t understand why they must be treated like enemies and when they are shown kindness, her mother is threatened with prison. This story reminds us that friendship has no borders. Beautiful watercolour drawings and original photographs make this a great book for youngsters. ages six to nine.”

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