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The Boy Who Dared
The Boy Who Dared by Susan Campbell Bartoletti 0439680131 9780439680134
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The Boy Who Dared by Susan Campbell Bartoletti

Just as the Nazis are rising to power, Helmuth Hbener, aGerman schoolboy, is caught up in all the swashbucklingbravado of his time.The handsome storm trooper uniforms, the shiny jackbootsand armbands, the rousing patriotism ?all serve to drawhim into this bright new world full of promise and hope.In the beginning, Helmuth? patriotism is unwavering.But every day the rights of people all over Germany arediminishing. Jews are threatened and their businesses arebeing destroyed, the truth has been censored, and dangerlurks everywhere. Anybody can turn on you. The world hasturned upside down: Patriotism means denouncing others,love means to hate, and speaking out means treason. Silencebecomes everyone? guilty secret. How much longer canHelmuth keep silent?Now Helmuth sits in a German prison, awaiting his precariousfate. Told in flashback with breathtaking suspense, thishomage to an extraordinary real-life hero magnificentlyexplores one person? responsibility to humanity, freedom,and truth.

Author: Susan Campbell Bartoletti

Language: English

Binding: Hardcover

Pages: 208

Publisher: Scholastic Press

Publication Date: 2008-02-01

Our Price: $4.09

ISBN: 0439680131

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