The War I Finally Won (Ada #2)

Author(s): Kimberly Brubaker Bradley

Children's

This sequel to Bradley's Newbery Honor-winning "The War that Saved My Life" continues Ada's World War II journey as new challenges force her to figure out who she really is now that she's free.

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A New York Times bestsellerAn Indie Next List selection "Stunning . . . By turns tough and tender, this novel leavens complex themes with moments of wonder and joy." --The Washington Post â "Thoughtful, brave, true, and wise beyond her years, Ada is for the ages--as is this book. Wonderful." --Kirkus, starred review "It's rare when a sequel is just as beautifully written and just as touching (maybe even more so) than the first book. . . . Bradley writes the story in such a way that the reader is by turns both touched and then, pages later, heartbroken. Over and over." --HuffPost â "Fans of the first book will love the sequel even more; truly a first purchase. While it stands alone, encourage readers to read both books to fully appreciate Ada's remarkable and wholly believable triumph." --School Library Journal, starred review â "Bradley sweeps us upin the story she's telling and at the same time raises hard questions and makes us think--even as she moves us to tears." --The Horn Book, starred review â "A perceptive look into othering . . . Bradley sensitively portrays Ada's journey to accept selfless kindness and love after years of neglect in a poignant and satisfying story of found family that will stay with readers." --Publishers Weekly, starred review "Ada's story is a winning combination of history and healing, and fans may hope that Bradley isn't quite finished with her just yet." --Booklist â "Thoughtful, brave, true, and wise beyond her years, Ada is for the ages--as is this book. Wonderful." --Kirkus, starred review "It's rare when a sequel is just as beautifully written and just as touching (maybe even more so) than the first book. . . . Bradley writes the story in such a way that the reader is by turns both touched and then, pages later, heartbroken. Over and over." --HuffPost â "Fans of the first book will love the sequel even more; truly a first purchase. While it stands alone, encourage readers to read both books to fully appreciate Ada's remarkable and wholly believable triumph." --School Library Journal, starred review â "Bradley sweeps us upin the story she's telling and at the same time raises hard questions and makes us think--even as she moves us to tears." --The Horn Book, starred review â "A perceptive look into othering . . . Bradley sensitively portrays Ada's journey to accept selfless kindness and love after years of neglect in a poignant and satisfying story of found family that will stay with readers." --Publishers Weekly, starred review "Ada's story is a winning combination of history and healing, and fans may hope that Bradley isn't quite finished with her just yet." --Booklist * "Thoughtful, brave, true, and wise beyond her years, Ada is for the ages--as is this book. Wonderful." --Kirkus, starred review * "Fans of the first book will love the sequel even more; truly a first purchase. While it stands alone, encourage readers to read both books to fully appreciate Ada's remarkable and wholly believable triumph." --School Library Journal, starred review * "Bradley sweeps us upin the story she's telling and at the same time raises hard questions and makes us think--even as she moves us to tears." --The Horn Book, starred review * "A perceptive look into othering . . . Bradley sensitively portrays Ada's journey to accept selfless kindness and love after years of neglect in a poignant and satisfying story of found family that will stay with readers." --Publishers Weekly, starred review "Ada's story is a winning combination of history and healing, and fans may hope that Bradley isn't quite finished with her just yet." --Booklist * "Bradley sweeps us upin the story she's telling and at the same time raises hard questions and makes us think--even as she moves us to tears." --The Horn Book, starred review * "Thoughtful, brave, true, and wise beyond her years, Ada is for the ages--as is this book. Wonderful." --Kirkus, starred review

Kimberly Brubaker Bradley lives on a forty-two-acre farm in Bristol, Tennessee. She is the author of several books for children, including Leap of Faith, Jefferson's Sons, and the Newbery Honor book The War that Saved My Life.

General Fields

  • : 9780525429203
  • : Penguin Young Readers Group
  • : Dial Books
  • : 0.499
  • : October 2017
  • : 216mm X 150mm X 33mm
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Kimberly Brubaker Bradley
  • : Hardback
  • : English
  • : FIC
  • : 400