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The Girl From the Train

The Girl From the Train

By Irma Joubert
Published by Thomas Nelson

Average Blogger Rating: 4.41 Stars

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On 5/3 Zoe Schoppa wrote: The Girl From the Train is an incredibly beautiful book. In many ways it touched me very similarly to Anthony Doerr’s All the Light We Cannot See. It drew me in, made me smile and cheer, made me cry, made me angry. Through the story of Jakob and Gretz’s life I experienced just about every emotion. ... The Girl From the Train by Irma Joubert

Zoe's Rating:

5 Stars

On 3/29 samantha macias wrote: This book, “The girl from the train”, by Irma Joubert was so amazingly well written. The instant you open the book, you will fall in love with the main characters.-6 year old Gretl, and Jakob, a young man who tries to take care of her as she tries to make her way through Poland to Switzerland. It ... The girl from the train

samantha's Rating:

4 Stars

On 2/22 CoverLover wrote: The Girl From the Train, by Irma Joubert, is a beautifully written story. Books that have a WWII setting or deal with the Holocaust have always interested me. Though GFTT takes place during this time period, I’m mostly drawn in by the heart-touching relationship between two fascinating characters. ... The Girl From the Train

CoverLover's Rating:

5 Stars

On 2/11 beckie wrote: "The Girl from the Train" (not to be confused with the other train/girl novel) was written by Irma Joubert and is about a young girl who escapes from a train headed for Auschwitz in Nazi governed Poland.  Gretl Schmidt has been living in the ghetto when she is moved by train to Auschwitz.  ... A different girl that rides a train

beckie's Rating:

4 Stars

On 2/6 The Book Club Network (TBCN) wrote: The Girl From the TrainBy Irma JoubertPublished By Thomas NelsonISBN#978-0529102379384 PagesBack Cover: A sweeping international love story that celebrates the triumph of the human spirit over the inhumanities of war and prejudice.Six-year-old Gretl and her sister jump from a train bound for Auschwitz, ... I'D LIKE YOU TO MEET A SOUTH AFRICAN WRITER

The Book Club Network (TBCN)'s Rating:

4 Stars

On 2/5 Only A Little While wrote: I Corinthians 13:4-8(NIV)Love is patient, love is kind. It does not envy, it does not boast, it is no proud. It is not rude, it is not self-seeking, it is not easily angered, it keeps no record of wrongs. Love does not delight in evil but rejoices with the truth. It always protects, always trusts, always ... Book Review: The Girl From The Train by Irma Joubert

Only A Little While's Rating:

5 Stars

On 1/30 Chrystal Mahan wrote: The Girl From the Train By Irma Joubert was a delight to read and I am not normally one who picks to read historical fiction. What lured me in was the fact that I am obsessed with reading anything which has to do with the Holocaust; both in fiction form and non. While this book doesn't really dive into ... Quite the page-turner!

Chrystal Mahan's Rating:

5 Stars

On 1/25 Amanda Klopping wrote:      The Girl From the Train is a delightful journey that I simply did not want to end.  It is a must read for anyone who likes historical fiction from the 1940s and 1950s     Gretl is a little German girl who escapes a train bound for Auschwitz.  Jakob is ... The Girl From the Train, by Irma Joubert

Amanda Klopping's Rating:

5 Stars

On 1/21 Irene Wesley wrote: You know, this has to be one of the most unique coming of age novels I have ever read. And probably one of the most hardest. Not because of any fault of its own, but because it deals with real and raw emotions, emotions you can really feel throughout the pages. Dealing with the hardships that took place ... Book Review: The Girl From The Train by Irma Joubert

Irene Wesley's Rating:

4 Stars

On 1/21 Creazian wrote: Is the title of this blog overdramatic? Probably. My students are learning to read passages and make titles from them to hook readers. Do I have you hooked?A sweeping international love story that celebrates the triumph of the human spirit over the inhumanities of war and prejudice.Six-year-old Gretl ... From Hatred to Peace

Creazian's Rating:

4 Stars