In late 1944, as the Nazis seek to stamp out all opposition in the Netherlands, 13-year-old Dirk becomes the man of the house when his papa becomes one of many who join the Dutch Resistance. After the Gestapo arrest his older sister, Dirk awakens one night to find he must flee with his 6-year-old sister, Anna, to escape the same fate. Carrying only a small bag of food, Dirk and Anna set out on a frightening and desperate journey across the country in search of their grandparents, father, and sister.
|Subject: Novel (Historical Fiction)|
|Suggested Grade: 6th - 8th|
|Author: Rob Currie|
|Softbound: 249 pages|