A true account of seven Danish teens who dared to fight the Nazi war machine, from a National Book Award- and Newbery Honor-winning author.
Phillip Hoose is the author of Claudette Colvin: Twice Toward Justice, a National Book Award winner, a Newbery Honor Book, a Robert F. Sibert Honor Book, a YALSA Finalist for Excellence in Young Adult Fiction, and an ALA Best Book for Young Adults. His other books include Moonbird: A Year on the Wind with the Great Survivor B95, also a Robert F. Sibert Honor Book; The Boys Who Challenged Hitler, a Sibert Honor and Boston Globe-Horn Book Nonfiction Honor Winner; and We Were There, Too!, a National Book Award finalist. Mr. Hoose lives in Portland, Maine.
A Robert F. Sibert Informational Book Honor Winner - A Boston Globe-Horn Book Nonfiction Honor Winner - A Booklist Editors' Choice - A Kirkus Reviews Best Book of the Year and Best Teen Book of the Year - A School Library Journal Best Book of the Year - A New York Public Library Notable - A Washington Post Best Children's Book of 2015 "These teenagers risked all-and lost much . . . This energetic work of nonfiction . . . will cheer the hearts of readers whatever their age." --The Wall Street Journal "An outstanding addition to the WWII canon . . . Hoose brilliantly weaves Pedersen's own words into the larger narrative of Denmark's stormy social and political wartime climate." --The Horn Book, starred review "Often reading like a thriller, this title puts a human face on the often-overlooked Danish Resistance . . . Captivating." --School Library Journal, starred review "Their story is one of bravery in the face of constant danger and of increasingly meaningful acts of sabotage . . . An important and unforgettable book that adds a significant chapter to the history of WWII." --Booklist, starred review "[An] inspiring account." --Publishers Weekly, starred review "Hoose tells this largely unknown story with passion and clarity . . . A superbly told, remarkable true story." --Kirkus Reviews, starred review "What an edge-of-your-seat narrative it is-and even more compelling for teen readers, who are the same age as the real-life protagonists." --The Bulletin, starred review "A rousing real-life adventure tale." --Christian Science Monitor