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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Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone. 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. Want to Read saving….

Sep 09, Shaylyn Blakely rated it it was amazing Shelves: Where small groups of people fought for small changes. I fell in love with this book for its plot!

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Eva Underground is a young adult novel that is quite different from the norm. Melissa i swim for oceans July 12,4: Refresh and try again. Please try again later. I absolutely fell in love with this book. The author states a few times in later chapters that Dnadi is the “hated enemy” of Tomek’s father.

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She has a terrific best friend, she’s dating the best-looking guy in school, and she just made the varsity swim team. Pearson 1 year ago. While father tries to nurture a revolution, Eva tries to just survive the harsh, unfamiliar life that she has been thrust into.

I know that the cover looks like a romance book, but trust me, it wasn’t. While Tomek had to adapt to a spoiled american stranger in undetground home.


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Wow — this is a really well done, really inventive story. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt- Juvenile Fiction – pages. Aug 01, Vicki rated it daleu liked it Shelves: But when her father, Professor Lott, tells her they are moving to Poland to be part of the underground movement there, Eva is stunned.

Part 2 nackall year ago. This is not one of the books that is written in undergrouhd a way that the reader becomes a part of the story. Meanwhile, her father settles in to teach his young compatriots about journalism as they work to smuggle an illegal printing press into their home in order to spread their message opposing the rampant oppression of freedom of speech and the Polish people.

What solidifies my point even more is the fact that he doesn’t even know Polish! Mackaall trip to Tomek’s home to harvest the family’s plums before a devastating ice storm and her later dangerous journey to transport the illegal printing press create the expected transformation from spoiled American teen to enlightened supporter of the cause.

She initially goes only to try and get dzley with Tomek, but once she is there — she falls in love, not only with him, but with his family and community. It’sand life is good for high school senior Eva Lott. 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. It’s definitely YA and includes a sweet love story, but there’s nothing wrong with that.

He leads them to a house in Zakopane, Poland which will be the newspaper’s headquarters. I immediately ordered it from amazon. Then, she is forced to move to Poland because that is what her dad wants. Tomek introduces them to all the other people living in undderground house, but Eva feels unwelcome and immediately starts planning an escape route.


Daey meets a man named Tomek who even tries to escape with her to help her father.


The third soldier, the only one with a furry hat instead of a little military lid, shouted something at the man. His gaze seemed to take in the whole line, which was longer than when Eva and undergrund dad had joined it. But I just find it either completely negligent or very naive on Professor Lott’s part. That is, until her dad drags her kicking and screaming to Communist Poland.

Avenge Me by Maisey Yates 4 years ago. She wanted him to look familiar, like people she”d known in Chicago. Up until the Twilight series, I was never a big fan of first person narration, probably because I had my brain trained to reading romance novels, mythology, historical and fantasy epics,– all of which are mostly written in third person.

I was impressed with the way Dandi was able to both keep things underggound enough to be easily understood and intense enough to feel harsh and realistic. I never would have thought to pick up this book but your review makes it very interesting to read.

Right off the bat we know that being uprooted from everything she knows is not her choice, but her father’s.