By Douglas P. Cornelius
(44 customer reviews)
Total Pages: 218
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A gripping, award-winning coming-of-age historical for all ages by Douglas P. Cornelius! ”Weaves in the cameos from historical figures nicely. Marek and Liddy are gutsy, relatable characters in a budding romance. Bonhoeffer`s words are as poignant as ever: ”judging others makes us blind,” and ”silence in the face of evil is evil itself.” A stirring story of Berlin teens` contributions to the Resistance.” (Kirkus Reviews)Publisher's Description:
”A stirring story of Berlin teens` contributions to the Resistance. ” -- Kirkus ReviewsWhile chaos reigns over WW II Berlin, seventeen-year-old Liddy returns to her family`s bakery only to be confronted by a new customer-Keppler, a Nazi officer. Marek, a young man with a secretive past, labors just a few paces away in the kitchen, but where do his loyalties lie? With the Nazis? With Liddy? Liddy`s father, Klaus, secures a night job as a prison guard where anti-Nazi dissident, Dietrich Bonhoeffer, is being held. Klaus smuggles out the pastor`s letters, but tensions rise as Keppler establishes a tenuous relationship with Liddy`s young brother, Willy. Does the Nazi officer wish to recruit Willy, or is Keppler there to spy on Liddy`s family? From air raids to the Hitler Youth, Liddy becomes enmeshed in a world of spies intent on betrayal. When Liddy makes a critical mistake that endanger[...]Category: Historical Fiction
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