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The Winged Watchman

Hilda Van Stockum

The Winged Watchman

by Hilda Van Stockum

  • 207 Want to read
  • 35 Currently reading

Published by Farrar Straus & Giroux (J) .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Agriculture,
  • Economic aspects,
  • Produce trade,
  • Statistics,
  • United States

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9783775M
    ISBN 100374484058
    ISBN 109780374484057
    OCLC/WorldCa12393359

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    Get this from a library! The winged watchman. [Hilda Van Stockum] -- During the Nazi occupation of the Netherlands, ten-year-old Joris and his older brother Dirk Jan become involved in the resistance movement and, with the help of their parents, help conceal a British. Product Reviews View Product Info. Add To Cart Add To Wishlist. The Winged Watchman, Living History Library. Winged Watchman. January 8, Alison. Quality: 4. up to the heroic sacrifice and service of the characters. Oh, yes, and it's sometimes quite funny. I have now read this book about four times and encouraged many others to /5(6).


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She herself thinks that The Borrowed House may be her best book/5(11). The Winged Watchman is a fictional story about a Dutch family, the Verhagens, who live in a mill in the middle of WWII. They include Mother, Father, Joris, and Dirk Jan.

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The Winged Watchman The Winged Watchman is a beautiful historical fiction by Hilda van Stockum. It is set during the Nazi occupation of Holland in World War II, in a small Dutch village called Saterwoude. The protagonists are two brothers, Dirk Jan (14) and Joris (10).

The Winged Watchman is a fictional novel from Bethlehem Books which tells the story of the Verhagen family's experiences of the German occupation of Holland during the latter part of World War II. The giant wings of a windmill over the Verhagen home visibly signify an angelic guardian presence while they deal with the dreadful realities of war.

Recently I discovered a lesser known, but beloved by readers, living history book about the German occupation of Holland. Hilda Von Stockum’s The Winged Watchman is an edge-of-your-seat adventure story that paints a vibrant but challenging picture of war life for Dutch families.

Her most popular book, The Winged Watchman () is the story of two Dutch boys who help the Resistance during the German occupation of the Netherlands in World War II.

The book is based on letters Hilda received from relatives in the Netherlands, and has been praised for conveying an accurate sense of life under Nazi occupation/5. The Verhagen family who live in the old windmill called the Winged Watchman are a memorable set of individuals whose lives powerfully demonstrate the resilience of those who suffer but do not lose faith.

Ages 10 and up. This book is now part of Renaissance Learning's Accelerated Reader program. Quizzes are currently available. One children’s book that strikes this balance beautifully is Hilda van Stockum’s The Winged Watchman.

Set in Holland during World War II, The Winged Watchman is the story of ten-year-old Joris Verhagen, whose father operates a windmill during the Nazi occupation, and of his family. The Winged Watchman is her best-known book. It is a true story of how traditional windmills were used by the Dutch resistance for signaling under the noses of German occupiers.

Two Dutch boys play a heroic role, carrying a warning message to the first for: Painting, Illustration, Writing. The Winged Watchman is one of those books which can be enjoyed by people of many different ages. The story is appealing even to fairly young children (I read most of it aloud to my five year old) and yet some of the ideas it brings up can be rather heavy.

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When I'm reading from one of the many fabulous Sonlight books, it's magnetic. I may start reading to one child, but pretty soon, the room is quiet and several are listening and. The Winged Watchman - Ebook written by Hilda Van Stockum.

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out of 5 stars The Winged Watchman. Reviewed in the United States on 10 October Verified Purchase. How do I begin to tell the story of what this wonderful book has meant to me? I first read Winged Watchman when I was 10 or 11 years old. I loved the story of /5(35).The Winged Watchman is the fourth of five literature books studied in The Treasure Trove of Literature, Level 1.

The literature guide focuses on the literary elements of symbolism and theme by exploring lessons about bravery, suffering, and God’s providential. The Paperback of the The Winged Watchman by Hilda Van Stockum at Barnes & Noble.

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