The Plot to Kill Hitler: Dietrich Bonhoeffer: Pastor, Spy, Unlikely Hero

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6.3 X 9.2 X 0.9 inches | 0.85 pounds

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About the Author

Patricia McCormick is a former journalist and a two-time National Book Award finalist whose books include Cut, Sold, Never Fall Down, The Plot to Kill Hitler, the young readers edition of I Am Malala, and the award-winning picture book Sergeant Reckless: The True Story of the Little Horse Who Became a Hero. Patricia lives in New York. Visit her online at

"Readers will discover how compelling a story about ideas and ideals can be."--Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books
Praise for NEVER FALL DOWN: "One of the most inspiring and powerful books I've ever read. Never Fall Down can teach us all about finding the courage to speak our truth and change the world."---Archbishop Desmond Tutu
Praise for PURPLE HEART: "McCormick builds the plot subtly and carefully with rich, spare prose."--Kirkus Reviews
Praise for PURPLE HEART: "Gripping details of existence in a war zone bring this to life."--ALA Booklist
Praise for SOLD: "Searing...poetic."--The Horn Book
Praise for CUT: "You will not soon forget a girl named Callie and this remarkable novel."--Robert Cormier
Praise for CUT: "CUT is one of the best young-adult novels in years. Riveting and hopeful, sweet, heartbreaking.'"--Boston Globe
Praise for NEVER FALL DOWN: "Following the pattern of excellence McCormick began with her novel SOLD, she has created another amazing story through skilled and patient research."--Voice of Youth Advocates (VOYA) (starred review)
Praise for PURPLE HEART: "Timely and provocative thriller."--Publishers Weekly (starred review)
Praise for SOLD: "Hard-hitting ... poignant. The author beautifully balances the harshness of brothel life with the poignant relationships among its residents."--Publishers Weekly (starred review)
Praise for SOLD: "Unforgettable"--Booklist (starred review)
Praise for CUT: "Poignant and compelling."--School Library Journal (starred review)
Praise for CUT: "This novel, like Laurie Halse Anderson's Speak, sympathetically and authentically renders the difficulties of giving voice to a very real sense of harm and powerlessness."--Publishers Weekly (starred review)
Praise for CUT: "McCormick tackles a side of mental illness that is rarely seen in young adult fiction in a believable and sensitive manner."---Kirkus Reviews (starred review)
★ "Offers a lucid history of the rise of Nazi Germany and a dramatic account of one man's resistance to evil."--Publishers Weekly (starred review)
★ "A tragic, inspirational, and quite unusual tale of a man who was the moral center of a resistance movement that, though it failed, continues to live on in international memory."--Booklist (starred review)