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Secret Places

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The story of the adolescent friendship of English schoolgirl Patience Mackensie and German refugee schoolgirl Laura Meiser, set at a British boarding school during World War II.
Unknown Binding, 192 pages
Published January 1st 1981 by St. Martin's Press
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Sarah Crawford
Feb 10, 2016 rated it really liked it
I tend to like books about girls' schools, and this one is about one in England during World War II. The major character is Laura Meister, who is part-German. The elderly women running the school are not very happy about her attending, although their opinion varies from time to time.

A girl named Patience becomes Laura's friend. Laura's father ends up being arrested (much like the Japanese Americas were arrested without being charged with anything, given any trial, or allowed to defend themselve
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