Growing up in a Republican family during Franco's fascist rule of Spain, Emilia Matamoros discovers just how important keeping a secret can be! After her father, a former captain in the Republican army, goes into hiding, Emilia not only must work as a seamstress to support her family, she must work to guard a secret that will protect her father and save her family from certain death. Will her innocence be lost and will she succumb to the deceptive and violent tactics of Franco's fascist regime?
Level 3 or 4 novel - Past tense
Total word count: 12,400
Unique word count: 500
|Author:||Carrie Toth and Carol Gaab|
|Year of publication:||2012|
|Number of pages:||137|