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Reader reviewed by Brittany Leigh

After reading The Giver, I had to read more from Lois Lowry. I found this book and read it in a day.

This is a true story that Lowry fictionalized. It takes place in 1943 in Denmark during the 2nd World War. It tells the tale of a ten year old girl, Annemarie, and her family as they try to help the Annemarie's Jewish friend, Ellen, get out of the Nazi-held country.

I cried during this but I also rooted for teh good guys. This is a story that will make you want to pop open the history books and read up on things you thought were boring at first.

It's a timeless story and won the Newbery Medal in 1990l.
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