The Whispering Town

Elvgren, Jennifer.  The Whispering Town.  Illustrated by Fabio Santomauro. Kar-Ben Publishing, 2014. It is 1943 in Nazi occupied Denmark, Anatt & her parent are hiding a Jewish woman and her son Carl in their cellar until a small fishing boat can take them across the sound to neutral Sweden. Worried about their safety, Anatt thinks of a clever and unusual plan to get them to the harbor - a plan dependent on the villagers willingness to put themselves in danger - and young Anatt's bravery in making the plan happen.  Honor Book for younger readers, 2015.  


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