I Survived the Battle of D-Day, 1944 (I Survived #18) (Paperback)

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It was a battle that would change the course of World War II... New York Times bestselling author Lauren Tarshis commemorates the Normandy landings in this pulse-pounding story of the largest seaborne invasion in history.

Eleven-year-old Paul’s French village has been under Nazi control for years. His Jewish best friend has disappeared. Food is scarce. And there doesn’t seem to be anything Paul can do to make things better.

Then Paul finds an American paratrooper in a tree near his home. The soldier says the Allies have a plan to crush the Nazis once and for all. But the soldier needs Paul’s help.

This is Paul’s chance to make a difference. Soon he finds himself in the midst of the largest invasion in history. Can he do his part to turn horror into hope?

New York Times bestselling author Lauren Tarshis tells the story of the battle that became the foundation for the Allied victory in World War II. Includes a section of nonfiction backmatter with more facts about the real-life event.

About the Author


Lauren Tarshis's New York Times bestselling I Survived series tells stories of young people and their resilience and strength in the midst of unimaginable disasters and times of turmoil. Lauren has brought her signature warmth and exhaustive research to topics such as the battle of D-Day, the American Revolution, Hurricane Katrina, the bombing of Pearl Harbor, and other world events. She lives in Connecticut with her family, and can be found online at laurentarshis.com.

Praise For…


Praise for I Survived the American Revolution, 1776:

"Tarshis successfully blends historical fact with an involving narrative." -- School Library Journal

Praise for I Survived the Destruction of Pompeii, AD 79:

"Tarshis serves up another gripping adventure... with the light-speed pacing and death-defying maneuvering fans have come to expect." -- Booklist

Praise for I Survived the Battle of Gettysburg, 1863:

"Informative and breathlessly paced." -- Kirkus Reviews

Praise for I Survived the Attacks of September 11, 2001:

"[Tarshis] crafts a dramatic, emotionally intense tale that takes account of 9/11's physical and emotional costs -- short- and long-term -- while ending on an upward beat." -- Kirkus Reviews

Praise for I Survived Hurricane Katrina, 2005:

"Expressive illustrations capture the drama of the storm and its aftermath, but the book's real power comes from its exploration of what it means to be a hero." -- Booklist

Praise for I Survived the Shark Attacks of 1916:

"A gripping story that will hold the interest of reluctant readers." -- School Library Journal



Praise for I Survived the American Revolution, 1776:

"Tarshis successfully blends historical fact with an involving narrative." -- School Library Journal


Praise for I Survived the Destruction of Pompeii, AD 79:

"Tarshis serves up another gripping adventure... with the light-speed pacing and death-defying maneuvering fans have come to expect." -- Booklist


Praise for I Survived the Battle of Gettysburg, 1863:

"Informative and breathlessly paced." -- Kirkus Reviews


Praise for I Survived The Attacks of September 11, 2001:

"[Tarshis] crafts a dramatic, emotionally intense tale that takes account of 9/11's physical and emotional costs -- short- and long-term -- while ending on an upward beat." -- Kirkus Reviews


Praise for I Survived Hurricane Katrina, 2005:

"Expressive illustrations capture the drama of the storm and its aftermath, but the book's real power comes from its exploration of what it means to be a hero." -- Booklist


Praise for I Survived the Shark Attacks of 1916:

"A gripping story that will hold the interest of reluctant readers." -- School Library Journal

Praise for I Survived the American Revolution, 1776:"Tarshis successfully blends historical fact with an involving narrative." -- School Library JournalPraise for I Survived the Destruction of Pompeii, AD 79:"Tarshis serves up another gripping adventure... with the light-speed pacing and death-defying maneuvering fans have come to expect." -- BooklistPraise for I Survived the Battle of Gettysburg, 1863:"Informative and breathlessly paced." -- Kirkus ReviewsPraise for I Survived the Attacks of September 11, 2001:"[Tarshis] crafts a dramatic, emotionally intense tale that takes account of 9/11's physical and emotional costs -- short- and long-term -- while ending on an upward beat." -- Kirkus ReviewsPraise for I Survived Hurricane Katrina, 2005:"Expressive illustrations capture the drama of the storm and its aftermath, but the book's real power comes from its exploration of what it means to be a hero." -- BooklistPraise for I Survived the Shark Attacks of 1916:"A gripping story that will hold the interest of reluctant readers." -- School Library Journal
Product Details
ISBN: 9781338317381
ISBN-10: 1338317385
Publisher: Scholastic Paperbacks
Publication Date: January 29th, 2019
Pages: 144
Language: English
Series: I Survived