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The Whispering Town

Written by Jennifer Elvgren and illustrated by Fabio Santomauro
Published by Lerner Publishing
Goodreads Rating - 4.3 / 5.0
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Target Age
32
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What's This Book About

Publisher Summary

The dramatic story of neighbors in a small Danish fishing village who, during the Holocaust, shelter a Jewish family waiting to be ferried to safety in Sweden. It is 1943 in Nazi-occupied Denmark. Anett and her parents are hiding a Jewish woman and her son, Carl, in their cellar until a fishing boat can take them across the sound to neutral Sweden. The soldiers patrolling their street are growing suspicious, so Carl and his mama must make their way to the harbor despite a cloudy sky with no moon to guide them. Worried about their safety, Anett devises a clever and unusual plan for their safe passage to the harbor. Based on a true story.

What Kind of Book is The Whispering Town

Themes:
teamwork

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Who Wrote The Whispering Town

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Fabio Santomauro

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Book Details

ISBN 10:
1467711950
ISBN 13:
9781467711951
Publication Date:
February 1, 2014