It’s not safe for Jews in Vienna, so Stephie and her little sister, Nellie, have to start a new life on a tiny Swedish island. But Stephie can’t speak the language, Aunt Marta is so strict, and everything smells of fish! How will she ever fit in?
Ages 10+
Pages 248
Publisher Penguin Random House
Mildred L. Batchelder Award
Sydney Taylor Silver Medal Winner

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Review by LNA1

It was an interesting book. I like learning about history. This book teaches about the Holocaust.

Apr 06, 2021 03:50 PM
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I loved this book!

Review by Pup

I couldn’t put this book down and I immediately read the next book in this series. This book takes place during the Holocaust. It’s about two sisters that have to leave their parents and go to Sweden. I recommend this book if you like to read books about the Holocaust, historical fiction, or are struggling to fit in.

Apr 02, 2021 08:14 PM
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Great book

Review by Aponi

Hope you pick this book it was GREAT! Very good book

Mar 07, 2021 11:07 PM
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Review by rlipso2434

This is one off my favorite books, there’s just something about the book that makes it seem like you went through the same thing they did.

Jan 05, 2021 11:56 PM
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Good story, but..

Review by tamarielpaints

I felt like it talked a bit too much about Christianity. I didn't feel comfortable at first. It's really good, but couldn't you leave out a few of the details?

Dec 09, 2020 09:53 PM