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Brownstown PL - Brownstown YA NIELSEN (Text) 79361000108530 Young Adult Fiction Available -
Kendallville PL - Kendallville Main Branch KID FICTION NIELSEN (Text) 37516002038604 Kid Fiction Available -
Plainfield-Guilford Twp PL - Plainfield J FIC Nielsen (Text) 31208912575984 children fiction Available -
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Record details

  • ISBN: 9780545682442
  • ISBN: 0545682444
  • Physical Description: 317 pages : illustrations, map ; 20 cm
  • Publisher: New York, NY : Scholastic Inc., [2018]

Content descriptions

General Note:
"This book was originally published in hardcover by Scholastic Press in 2015"--Title page verso.
Includes bonus content, interviews, and an excerpt from Resistance.
Summary, etc.:
With the rise of the Berlin Wall, twelve-year-old Gerta finds her family suddenly divided. She, her mother, and her brother Fritz live on the eastern side, controlled by the Soviets. Her father and middle brother, who had gone west in search of work, cannot return home. Gerta knows it is dangerous to watch the wall, to think forbidden thoughts of freedom, yet she can't help herself. She sees the East German soldiers with their guns trained on their own citizens; she, her family, her neighbors and friends are prisoners in their own city. But one day, while on her way to school, Gerta spots her father on a viewing platform on the western side, pantomiming a peculiar dance. Then, when she receives a mysterious drawing, Gerta puts two and two together and concludes that her father wants Gerta and Fritz to tunnel beneath the wall, out of East Berlin. However, if they are caught, the consequences will be deadly. No one can be trusted. Will Gerta and her family find their way to freedom?
Target Audience Note:
Ages 8-12.
810L Lexile
Study Program Information Note:
Accelerated Reader AR MG 5.4 11.0 176729.
Awards Note:
Young Hoosier Middle Grade Nominee, 2018-2019.
Lone Star 2016-2017.
Subject: Families > Germany > Berlin > Juvenile fiction.
Families > Germany (East) > Juvenile fiction.
Berlin Wall, Berlin, Germany, 1961-1989 > Juvenile fiction.
Berlin (Germany) > History > 1945-1990 > Juvenile fiction.
Germany (East) > History > 20th century > Juvenile fiction.
Genre: Historical fiction.

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