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The Tide In The Attic

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Dutch children have to help cope with a flood. Based on a real situation, as shown by the map near the front of the book, showing "Flooded areas of Holland in Feb 1953."
Published (first published 1961)
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Cathy
Jul 21, 2013 Cathy rated it really liked it
My sister surprised me with a copy of this book that my beloved fourth grade teacher, Mrs. Bynum, read to us aloud. I loved having her read the book to us and never forgot the suspense -- and even terror -- that the entire class shared with the Wielemaker family during the prolonged storm and the resulting rising waters.
Written in 1959 and translated into English in 1961, it was a Weekly Reader Children's Book Club selection in 1962 (showing my age!)
I loved it then, and loved it now. Even tho
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Penn
Sep 20, 2012 Penn rated it really liked it
A book purchased through the 1962 Weekly Reader book club in elementary school for my older brother and then passed on to me. Don't know if I ever read it as a child, but an interesting and well-written account of the 1952 flood in the Netherlands following one family's circumstances.
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I read this as a child and, as I recall, couldn't put it down. I just had to find out if they'd be rescued from the flood! This is another one of those books I should re-read now that I'm an adult.
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