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A Faraway Island (A Faraway Island, Book 1) by Annika Thor PDF

By Annika Thor

ISBN-10: 0375893709

ISBN-13: 9780375893704

Two Jewish sisters go away Austria in the course of WWII/Holocaust and locate shelter in Sweden.

It's the summer season of 1939. Jewish sisters from Vienna--12-year-old Stephie Steiner and 8-year-old Nellie--are despatched to Sweden to flee the Nazis. They anticipate to stick there six months, until eventually their mom and dad can flee to Amsterdam; then all 4 will visit the United States. yet because the global conflict intensifies, the ladies stay, each one along with her personal host relatives, on a rugged island off the western coast of Sweden.

Nellie speedy settles in to her new atmosphere. She's proud of her foster kinfolk and shortly favors the Swedish language over her local German. no longer so for Stephie, who reveals it not easy to conform; she feels stranded on the finish of the realm, with a foster mom who's as chilly and unforgiving because the island itself. Her major fear, even though, is her parents--and no matter if she's going to ever see them again.

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Jewish sisters go away Austria in the course of WWII/Holocaust and locate shelter in Sweden.

It's the summer season of 1939. Jewish sisters from Vienna--12-year-old Stephie Steiner and 8-year-old Nellie--are despatched to Sweden to flee the Nazis. They anticipate to stick there six months, until eventually their mom and dad can flee to Amsterdam; then all 4 will visit the United States. yet because the international warfare intensifies, the ladies stay, each one along with her personal host relations, on a rugged island off the western coast of Sweden.

Nellie fast settles in to her new atmosphere. She's pleased with her foster relations and shortly favors the Swedish language over her local German. now not so for Stephie, who unearths it demanding to conform; she feels stranded on the finish of the area, with a foster mom who's as chilly and unforgiving because the island itself. Her major fear, even though, is her parents--and even if she is going to ever see them again.

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Rochester Copyright 1916 century on. Traveling menageries and decorated circus wagons Ordinary, exotic, and extinct birds, including the albatross, bird housing exotic animals drew crowds as the circus traveled from of paradise, and dodo, to name just a few, populate the pages of town to town, becoming attractions on their own. On the this early twentieth-century alphabet book, one of several vibrant cover of this book, clowns assist potential readers with created by this writer/illustrator team.

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