Courage & definance: stories of spies, saboteurs, and survivors in World War II Denmark

940.53 H797c 2016

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Courage & definance: stories of spies, saboteurs, and survivors in World War II Denmark

Hopkinson, Deborah

New York, NY Scholastic Press 2015

339 illus. 20.3 cm.

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Critically acclaimed Sibert Honor author Deborah Hopkinson brings to bold life the remarkable story of the Danish resistance and rescue of over 7,000 Jews during WWII. When the Nazis invaded Denmark on Tuesday, April 9, 1940, the people of this tiny country to the north of Germany awoke to a devastating surprise. The government of Denmark surrendered quietly, and the Danes were ordered to go about their daily lives as if nothing had changed. But everything had changed. Award-winning author Deborah Hopkinson traces the stories of the heroic young men and women who would not stand by as their country was occupied by a dangerous enemy. Rather, they fought back. Some were spies, passing tactical information to the British; some were saboteurs, who aimed to hamper and impede Nazi operations in Denmark; and 95% of the Jewish population of Denmark were survivors, rescued by their fellow countrymen, who had the courage and conscience that drove them to act. With her talent for digging deep in her research and weaving real voices into her narratives, Hopkinson reveals the thrilling truth behind one of WWII's most daring resistance movements

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ISBN:

9780545592215

Author:

Hopkinson, Deborah

Title:

Courage & definance: stories of spies, saboteurs, and survivors in World War II Denmark

Publisher:

New York, NY Scholastic Press 2015

Physical:

339 illus. 20.3 cm.

Summary:

Critically acclaimed Sibert Honor author Deborah Hopkinson brings to bold life the remarkable story of the Danish resistance and rescue of over 7,000 Jews during WWII. When the Nazis invaded Denmark on Tuesday, April 9, 1940, the people of this tiny country to the north of Germany awoke to a devastating surprise. The government of Denmark surrendered quietly, and the Danes were ordered to go about their daily lives as if nothing had changed. But everything had changed. Award-winning author Deborah Hopkinson traces the stories of the heroic young men and women who would not stand by as their country was occupied by a dangerous enemy. Rather, they fought back. Some were spies, passing tactical information to the British; some were saboteurs, who aimed to hamper and impede Nazi operations in Denmark; and 95% of the Jewish population of Denmark were survivors, rescued by their fellow countrymen, who had the courage and conscience that drove them to act. With her talent for digging deep in her research and weaving real voices into her narratives, Hopkinson reveals the thrilling truth behind one of WWII's most daring resistance movements

Subject:

World War, 1935-1945--Underground movements--Juvenile literature--Denmark

Subject:

Juvenile nonfiction--History--Europe

Subject:

Juvenile nonfiction--History--Military & wars

Subject:

--German occupation, 1940-1945--Juvenile literature--Denmark History

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