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Life Behind the Wall

Life Behind the Wall Candy Bombers, Beetle Bunker, and Smuggler's Treasure

By Robert Elmer
Published by Zondervan

Average Blogger Rating: 4.6 Stars

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On 8/2 beechaplin wrote: "Life behind the wall" by Robert Elmer is actually 3 books in one anthology, all dealing with different generations of 13-year-olds living surrounded by the Berlin wall, but at three different times in its history. The first novel "Candy Bombers" is set in 1948, "Hidden Bunkers" in 1961 and "Smuggler's ... Booklook review - Life behind the wall

beechaplin's Rating:

5 Stars

On 7/27 Sarah wrote: I wasn’t really sure what to think when I requested this book, as sometimes books geared towards older children that are based in history seem to have a lot of things lacking – such as historical accuracy among other issues – and I’m happy to say that that wasn’t the case in this 3-in-1 book. ... BookLook Review: Life Behind the Walll; Candy Bombers, Beetle Bunker, and Smuggler’s Treasure by Robert Elmer #grow4christ #bookreview

Sarah's Rating:

4 Stars

On 7/23 Blessedmomfxs wrote: Life Behind the Wall is really a trilogy of books. Book one is Candy Bombers, book two is Beetle Bunker and book three is Smuggler’s Treasure. The trilogy traces a German family’s story from just after WWII in 1948 to the fall of the Berlin Wall in 1989. The books are fictional but recount actual ... Great youth historical fiction

Blessedmomfxs' Rating:

5 Stars

On 7/15 Jenna Pearce wrote: Growing up, I read a lot of Robert Elmer’s books for young readers. The “Young Underground” and “Adventures Down Under” were two of my favourite series. They were fast-paced and always filled with exciting adventures and mysteries. The perfect type of novels for a pre-teen with a vivid imagination! ... Life Behind the Wall

Jenna's Rating:

4 Stars

On 7/11 Bekah wrote: I read this series when I was twelve and loved all three books. I was a huge Robert Elmer fan and a real history geek (still am). I also loved series that incorporated history with adventure and mystery. When I saw this book was available for review, I knew I had to snatch it to read with my eleven-year-old ... REVIEW: Life Behind the Wall by Robert Elmer

Bekah's Rating:

4 Stars

On 7/11 Sherri Wilson Johnson wrote: I wish this book had been around when I was homeschooling. I regularly searched for "live" books based off historical events in an effort to stimulate reading pleasure in my son. I loved this book, which is actually three short books in one -- Candy Bombers, Hidden Bunkers, and Smuggler's Treasure. It ... Book Review Life Behind the Wall by Robert Elmer

Sherri Wilson Johnson's Rating:

4 Stars

On 7/9 Martha Artyomenko wrote: Have you been looking for some good, clean stories to help make history come alive for your middle school students? Do they struggle though with longer books? This book is broken into three parts, which gives you shorter assignments for reading. It can bring to life the way life was for children behind ... Life Behind the Wall by Robert Elmer

Martha's Rating:

5 Stars

On 7/3 Canadianladybug wrote: Life Behind the Wall is in fact threes books in one by Robert Elmer- Candy Bombers, Hidden Bunkers, and Smuggler's Treasure. I originally requested this book for my oldest son who enjoys reading war based novels. This series of books is presenting the life in Berlin after the World War II when the Russians ... Life Behind the Wall

Canadianladybug's Rating:

5 Stars

On 7/3 Kate wrote: Title: Life Behind the Wall: Candy Bombers, Hidden Bunkers, & Smugglers Treasure Author: Robert ElmerPublisher: ZonderkidzPages: 516ISBN: 978-0-310-74265-4Publication Date: May 6th, 2014 Synopsis:Cut off by the Iron Curtain This epic tale extends across generations and unfolds against the backdrop ... Review: Life Behind the Wall by Robert Elmer

Kate's Rating:

4 Stars

On 6/27 Alicia wrote: Behind the Wall is a three in one novel including: Candy Bombers, Beetle Bunker, and Smuggler's Treasure which effectively portrays life behind the Berlin Wall. Taken from the point of teenagers it proves to be a lot more relatable for the intended young reader. The author masterfully shows the danger, ... Book Review- Behind the Wall

Alicia's Rating:

5 Stars