The Boys Who Challenged Hitler: Knud Pedersen and the Churchill Club

By Phillip Hoose

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Publisher Macmillan Imprint Farrar, Straus and Giroux ISBN


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2016 Robert F. Sibert Honor Book
Capitol Choices 2016
The Washington Posts Best Children’s Books of 2015, Nonfiction
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2016 Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young People, 9–12
2016 CCBC Choices–Historical People, Places, and Events
2015 Cyblis Awards Nomination, Young Adult Nonfiction
ILA Teachers’ Choices, 2016 Reading List
Children’s Book Committee Bank Street College of Education Best Children’s Books of 2016, History

The Boys Who Challenged Hitler: Knud Pedersen and the Churchill Club

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Language: Mild Language,Sexual Content: Mild Sexual Content/Themes,Violence: Mild Violence,Violence: Suicide

2016 Robert F. Sibert Honor Book

Ashamed by adult inaction in Denmark during the 1940 Nazi occupation, Knud Pedersen, his brother, and six other schoolmates began a resistance group that inspired the nation. Maps. Selected bibliography. Notes. Index. Black-and-white photographs, illustrations, and reproductions of archival materials.
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