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Making Bombs for Hitler is the story of Lida, a young girl who is captured by the Nazis and forced into slave labor -- an Ostarbeiter. Shortly after her capture, she meets Luka, a fellow slave laborer, and they form a special friendship. Lida is horrified to be assigned to bomb-making for the Germans. Then she has an idea. What if she sabotaged the bombs... and the Nazis?Visit Marsha Forchuk Skrypuch's website.
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I had a Skype visit with a grade 4 class and one student asked if Making Bombs for Hitler would be made into a movie. We all agreed that it would be awesome, and since we were on the subject, I asked them who they thought should play Lida. I got no names of child actors. Instead, the students volunteered themselves.
I totally get that -- I’m Lida too!
They also liked the casting of the girl who played Lida in the Scholastic book trailer.
But if I had to choose, my Lida would be...[read on]
My Book, The Movie: Making Bombs for Hitler.