The Boy Who Dared: A Novel Based on the True Story of a Hitler Youth

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The Boy Who Dared: A Novel Based on the True Story of a Hitler Youth

by Susan Campbell Bartoletti

ISBN: 9780439680134

First Release:

April 2008

"To break the Radio Law would be a selfish act. It could endanger our family," Helmuth Hübener's brother tells Helmuth. Defying his brother, his Nazi stepfather, and German law, Helmuth, a teenager, listens to Allied radio stations. He is infuriated to learn that the Nazis are distorting the facts about the war and is determined to let his fellow Germans know the truth, even if it means risking his life. Based on real events. Time line of the Naziregime. Bibliography. Suggestions for further reading. Photographs.


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12 books / $16.30 a book

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  • ISBN: 9780439680134
    Format: Print Book
    Edition: -
    Publisher: Arthur A. Levine
    Page Count: 128
    Trim Size: 5 1/2" x 8 1/4"
    Dewey Classification: F
    Accelerated Reader: Level: 4.9, Points: 5
    Scholastic Reading Counts: Level: 4.6, Points: 10
    Lexile: Level: 760L
    Awards & Honors: 2009 Notable Books for a Global Society; 2008 Booklist Editors ' Choice: Books for Youth; Book Sense Children 's Picks - Spring 2008 , Booklist Top 10 Historical Fiction for Youth; 2009 ALA Best Books for Young Adults; NCSS Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young People 2009, World History and Culture
    Genre: Historical fiction
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