During the 1943 German occupation of Denmark, 10-year-old Annemarie Johansen and her family take great risks to give shelter to Annemarie's best friend, a Jewish girl named Ellen Rosen. Ellen assumes the identity of Annemarie's sister, but the ****** are suspicious of this dark-haired girl in a family of blondes. As the ****** move closer to discovering Ellen's true identity, Annemarie must find the courage to go on a dangerous mission that will help Ellen escape from Denmark. Winner of the 1990 Newbery Medal.
Genre: Juvenile Fiction
Subgenre: Historical / Holocaust, General, People + Places / Europe, Religious / Jewish, Historical / Military + Wars, Social Issues / Friendship, Social Issues / Prejudice + Racism, Nature + the Natural World / General