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    A Faraway Island

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    by Annika Thor
    In the summer of 1939, Jewish sisters from Vienna, 12-year-old Stephie Steiner and 8-year-old Nellie, are sent to Sweden to escape the Nazis. Once their parents can flee to Amsterdam, the family plans to move to America. However, the world war intensifies and the girls remain, each with her own host family, on ... ... more

  • by Jean Betty Stuchner
    Designated as fiction, experiences like the ones in this book really happened during World War II, but stories describing life in Scandinavia during the time of Nazi occupation generally went undocumented until recently and therefore their stories weren't well known. This story, somewhat reminiscent of Anne Frank, centers on a 10-year-old Danish boy, ... ... more

  • by Lois Lowry
    For Annemarie, life in Copenhagen is a complicated mix of ordinary home and school life, food shortages, and the constant presence of Nazi soldiers. To her courage is something dragon-slaying knights do in the bedtime stories, but soon Annemarie's bravery is tested. Set in 1943 when Nazis occupied Denmark, 10-year-old Annemarie Johansen is asked ... ... more

  • by Mary Casanova
    This historical fiction novel, set in 1942 when many Norwegians were secretly fighting for their country while it was under Nazi occupation, centers around 12-year-old Marit whose village has been bombed. In this suspense-filled story, Marit is faced with a new harsh world where she watches the Nazis take her blankets, teacher, security, ... ... more