The book tells the story of two Jewish sisters from Vienna, Austria, twelve-year-old Stephie and her younger sister Nellie, who are sent by their parents to Sweden to escape the Nazis. Nellie adapts easily, but Stephie faces painful challenges. This engaging novel explores the importance of family, friendship and personal growth.
- Mildred L. Batchelder Award 2010 (Medal Winner)
- Age: Middle
- Format: Book
- ISBN: 9780385736176