Don't Tell the Nazis

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Product Details

Price
$17.99  $16.55
Publisher
Scholastic Press
Publish Date
December 03, 2019
Pages
240
Dimensions
5.6 X 8.3 X 1.0 inches | 0.75 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9781338310535

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About the Author

Marsha Forchuk Skrypuch is a Ukrainian Canadian author acclaimed for her nonfiction and historical fiction, including Making Bombs for Hitler, The War Below, Stolen Girl, and Don't Tell the Nazis. She was awarded the Order of Princess Olha by the president of Ukraine for her writing. Marsha lives in Brantford, Ontario, and you can visit her online at calla.com.

Reviews

Praise for The War Below:

Skrypuch offers a compelling, visceral novel of survival that provides an unusual view of the war... The suspenseful story carries the reader along to its satisfying conclusion. -- Booklist

Skrypuch continues to shed light on the double jeopardy that many Ukrainians experienced... A page-turning window into a complex piece of World War II history. -- Kirkus Reviews

This story, full of numerous acts of compassion and valor, sheds welcome light on a less familiar battleground of World War II. -- Publishers Weekly

A riveting read. -- YA Books Central

Praise for Making Bombs for Hitler:

A gripping story that asks: What would you do to survive? -- Alan Gratz, author of Prisoner B-3087

Inspired by real, historical accounts, this is a powerful, harrowing story of transformation. -- Booklist

Skrypuch draws on real-life stories of survivors in telling Lida's poignant tale, and she creates a cast of young people who are devoted to one another in both thought and deed.... A well-told story of persistence, lost innocence, survival, and hope. -- Kirkus Reviews

The story [has a] strong undercurrent of friendship and loyalty; an author's note gives further background on this important piece of history. -- Publishers Weekly

Students will admire Lida's pluck amid such heinous conditions.... An absorbing read about the lesser-known Ukrainian experience during World War II, this is a solid choice for curricular ties and for middle school historical fiction collections. -- School Library Journal

Skrypuch has written a gripping, emotional novel of one Ukrainian girl's perseverance during the horrors of war.... This is a vivid picture of what youth experienced during World War II and the hopelessness of displaced populations of all backgrounds and religions. -- Voice Of Youth Advocates