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Words on Fire

Narrated by: Kathleen McInerney
Length: 8 hrs and 11 mins
Categories: Children, Ages 8-10

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Summary

Danger is never far from Audra’s family farm in Lithuania. She always avoids the occupying Russian Cossack soldiers, who insist that everyone must become Russian - they have banned Lithuanian books, religion, culture, and even the language. But Audra knows her parents are involved in something secret and perilous. 

When Cossacks arrive abruptly at their door, Audra’s parents insist that she flee, taking with her an important package and instructions for where to deliver it. But escape means abandoning her parents to a terrible fate. 

As Audra embarks on a journey to deliver the mysterious package, she faces unimaginable risks, and soon she becomes caught up in a growing resistance movement. Can joining the underground network of book smugglers give Audra a chance to rescue her parents?

©2019 Jennifer A. Nielsen (P)2019 Scholastic Inc.

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  • jj the jetplan
  • 12-01-20

Best book 📖 ever!!!!!!!!!

The end of the book was by far my favorite part in the entire book but the characters were really good also.

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  • Patricia F.
  • 04-01-20

historically interesting.

We couldn't stop listening to this book. It has great historical value for young readers.

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 21-11-19

Words on fire

I think that this book is the best thing to ever happen in 2019 for books

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  • Jaclyn Clements
  • 04-11-19

Outstanding Book by Jennifer A. Nielsen

I love all of Nielsen's books, but her historical fiction ones are my favorite. She has a unique ability to transport readers to the location and time period if her stories. Her books are gripping and inspiring. Words on Fire was no exception. I loved every second of it and found myself completely lost in it's pages.

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  • C. Stradling
  • 23-10-19

wonderful story

I absolutely love reading historical fiction, especially when it is from Jennifer A Nielsen. This story was captivating and kept you wanting more. The performance of the narrator was perfect for this story.

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  • K. Jones
  • 17-10-19

A good book for younger readers

The story was good. It was very simple, sometimes predictable. The biggest problem I had was with the narrator. I wouldnt listen to her again.

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  • Geoffrey Leach
  • 03-10-19

Words on fire 🔥

Words on fire is the incredible story of Audra and a boy of the name of Lukas. This book is a touching story that will take you in. Jennifer A. Neislon did a great job with Words On Fire 🔥

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