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As the German troops begin their campaign to "relocate" all the Jews of Denmark, Annemarie Johansen's family takes in Annemarie's best friend, Ellen Rosen, and conceals her as part of the family.

Through the eyes of ten-year-old Annemarie, we watch as the Danish Resistance smuggles almost the entire Jewish population of Denmark, nearly seven thousand people, across the sea to Sweden. The heroism of an entire nation reminds us that there was pride and human decency in the world even during a time of terror and war.

Winner of the 1990 Newbery Medal.

Praise For…

"The whole work is seamless, compelling, and memorable—impossible to put down; difficult to forget."
The Horn Book

Product Details
ISBN: 9780395510605
ISBN-10: 0395510600
Publisher: Hmh Books for Young Readers
Publication Date: April 24th, 1989
Pages: 144
Language: English