A Librarian Reads…

Hollow Chest by Brita Sandstrom

Charlie is counting down the days until his brother Theo will come home after being wounded in World War II. But people keep warning him that sometimes soldiers come home different than when they left. Sure enough, happy and loving Theo has turned into someone who is cold, distant—sometimes even cruel. Charlie needs to know what happened to Theo, and he discovers something called “Hollow Chest.” It is what happens to people whose hearts have been eaten by War Wolves. Charlie cannot accept that his brother’s heart is gone forever, so sets out to do something no one has ever done before—try to find the War Wolves.

This historical fiction is full of beautiful language, vivid descriptions of a London left ravaged by war, tender relationships, and hope. Highly recommended for all readers in middle school and up. One of the best books I have read this year!

One Response to “A Librarian Reads…”

  1. #the novel reader Says:

    if you are interested in novels visit my blog for some epic ones and follow the blog and read the novels and like comment and share it seems you like reading tt
    oo


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: