Eva Underground by Dandi Daley Mackall takes us back to Communist Poland. Our main character, Eva, and her father travel there from Chicago because Eva’s . Eva Underground by Dandi Daley Mackall – book cover, description, publication history. Mackall, Dandi Daley Eva Underground. and he teaches a group of young writers and activists who are part of an underground free-press movement. Eva is .

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I was sad with how it ended because I did not like how she had to move back once she had created a new life for herself. Eva is furious that her father won’t let her stay with her best friend Melanie, but with no other choice she packs two measly suitcases and accompanies him on his journey. It describes conflicts between the characters unxerground you can understand how mackalo is feeling and not just the main character.

Her mom hated curtains.

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It will need help finding its audience. Dirty Deeds by HelenKay Dimon 1 year ago. I’m always up for a challenge and looking for new ways to expand my mind. Visit me on Goodreads.

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt- Juvenile Fiction – pages.

This book dzndi pretty good. And the ending is worth every page that it takes to get there. Obviously his opinion of her undergrouund, and vice versa, but I guess the whole sudden love thing between the two felt Following Eva as she leaves her home and friends in Chicago to follow her father to Poland, sharing a tiny room with him in a house full of rebels, I found myself quickly caught up.


Not that I wouldn’t read that book!


Bedtime Books for the Weary 3 months ago. I know the last few posts have been about movies so it’s time for me to change things up a bit and review a book that I recently finished reading.

But Eva begins to warm to her new life. What solidifies my point even more is the fact that he doesn’t even know Polish! While Tomek had to adapt to a spoiled american stranger in his home. Well, it’s all downhill from there.

Just wait until you get to the plum harvest. It had been out about a year at that point and so it’s certainly not an older book, but it is very underrepresented in my opinion. Eva could see into the guardhouse through the filthy glass window.

So I just got around to reading it myself–a colleague read ,ackall and liked it, and the kids have been liking it. I have to say the historical facts were my favorite part of the book. I think it allowed for a deeper connection to both characters with the way we were able to get inside their different mindsets. Sep 09, Shaylyn Blakely rated it it was amazing Shelves: The alternating chapters format is effective in differentiating the points of view and showing the developing relationship between Eva and Tomek.


Eva Underground by Dandi Daley Mackall

Two of the soldiers lifted their weapons and aimed at the driver as he got out. Of course she wasn”t all right. Most people are poor, with little coal to heat their homes and even less to eat. But I just find it either completely negligent or very naive on Professor Lott’s part. The man”s head bobbed between soldiers.

I get that he is still mourning the loss of his wife and living day in and day out in a house full of memories must be like putting salt to a wound. His head moved slowly, as if he were examining each car with his X-ray vision.

Review: Eva Underground by Dandi Daley Mackall

Slowly but surely, maciall becomes immersed in her surroundings and begins to understand the importance of what her father and his friends are trying to accomplish. And when the author stated more then once that both older men are mortal enemies, I had to wonder why or how it started.

She willed him to go on, to look at the next car and the next.