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Author : Connie Colker Steiner

Available : Rented
Age Group :Juvenile
This excellent introduction to World War II history was inspired by the true stories of families in the Plateau Vivarais-Lignon region of France. It is the heart-warming tale of a young boy whose family who shelters Jewish refugees during the Second World War. Important themes include friendship, loyalty, and European history. The book includes a historical note, and teacher support materials are available online. Winner, McNally Robinson Book for Young People Award (2004) Shortlisted, Geoffrey Bilson Award for Historical Fiction for Young People (2002) Winner, Sydney Taylor Book Award for Notable Children´s Book of Jewish Content, Association of Jewish Libraries (2001)

This excellent introduction to World War II history was inspired by the true stories of families in the Plateau Vivarais-Lignon region of France. It is the heart-warming tale of a young boy whose family who shelters Jewish refugees during the Second World War. Important themes include friendship, loyalty, and European history. The book includes a historical note, and teacher support materials are available online. Winner, McNally Robinson Book for Young People Award (2004) Shortlisted, Geoffrey Bilson Award for Historical Fiction for Young People (2002) Winner, Sydney Taylor Book Award for Notable Children´s Book of Jewish Content, Association of Jewish Libraries (2001)

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