A Whale in Paris by Claire Polders and Daniel PresleyGr. 4-7 Twelve-year-old Chantal and her father fish the River Seine at night in German-occupied Paris to provide much-needed food for their city and themselves. After several puzzlingly unsuccessful nights, Chantal discovers the incredible reason why the fish have disappeared: a young whale! Secretly, she befriends the whale and names him Franklin, after the American president whose troops are about to liberate her country … [Read More]