Voices of Silence, The by Bel Mooney

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Romania, 1989. It is unthinkable for anyone to criticize the leader of the country. The idea of a revolution is unimaginable to 13-year-old Flora Popescu, but suddenly everything she has taken for granted--her parents, her best friend, her daily routine--has altered. These frightening changes seem to be connected to the mysterious Daniel, who has joined her class. Who is he? Why is he lucky enough to wear blue jeans and eat meat for lunch when everyone else is so poor?

Flora's familiar world crumbles around her as she draws closer to the truth. Her father is in great danger. The secret police are coming, and only she can save his life.

About Bel Mooney

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Bel Mooney made her name as a journalist, columnist, and broadcaster before writing fiction for adults and children. She is the author of a best-selling series of stories for young girls, including I Don't Want To! and So What, which were inspired by her own daughter, Kitty.
Published January 1, 1994 by Methuen. 192 pages
Genres: Travel, Action & Adventure, War, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction, Westerns, Education & Reference, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense. Fiction

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Readers get a bitter taste of life under Communist rule in this novel set in Romania near the end of Ceausescu's reign. Thirteen-year-old Flora's endurance of long lines, cold quarters and constant, g

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