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Snow Treasure by Marie McSwigan
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Snow Treasure (1942)

by Marie McSwigan

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One of my favorite kids' books. Read it aloud when we homeschooled. ( )
  sandra.k.heinzman | Apr 2, 2015 |
One of my favorite kids' books. Read it aloud when we homeschooled. ( )
  sandra.k.heinzman | Apr 2, 2015 |
One of my favorite kids' books. Read it aloud when we homeschooled. ( )
  sandra.k.heinzman | Apr 2, 2015 |
One of my favorite kids' books. Read it aloud when we homeschooled. ( )
  sandra.k.heinzman | Apr 2, 2015 |
One of my favorite kids' books. Read it aloud when we homeschooled. ( )
  sandra.k.heinzman | Apr 2, 2015 |
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Marie McSwiganprimary authorall editionscalculated
LaBlanc, AndréIllustratorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
McDonough, JohnNarratorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Reardon, MaryIllustratorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
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To a skilled craftsman and understanding friend Ruth Ayers Rounds and to her Harold and Emily
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"Beat you to the turn!" Peter Lundstrom shot his sled down the long steep slope.
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(Click to show. Warning: May contain spoilers.)
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Do not combine with the film by Irving Jacoby.
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Peter Lundstrom never thought he would become a hero. But that bleak winter of 1940 was like no other. Nazi troops parachuted into Peter's tiny village and held it captive. Nobody thought they could be defeated-until Uncle Victor told Peter how the children of the village could fool the enemy. It was dangerous plan. Peter and his friends had to slip past Nazi guards with nine million dollars in gold hidden on their sleds. It meant risking their country's treasure-and their lives. (0-590-42537-4)
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A daring adventure based on a true story about a group of Norwegian children who smuggled nine million dollars in gold past Nazi sentries during World War II. "A story of courage and wits and grim determination."--The New York Times.

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In 1940, when the Nazi invasion of Norway reaches their village in the far north, twelve-year-old Peter and his friends use their sleds to transport nine million dollars worth of gold bullion past the German soldiers to the secret harbor where Peter's uncle keeps his ship ready to take the gold for safekeeping in the United States.… (more)

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