Daniel Half Human and the Good Nazi

By David Chotjewitz, Doris Orgel (Translator)

In this story of 1930s' Germany, a boy who initially enjoys the advantages of an affluent upbringing is forced into a life of deception after discovering that he is half-Jewish.  The suspenseful plot revolves around the complicated relationship between Daniel and his friend Armin, who try to remain close even as the rise of Nazism takes them in different directions.  Eventually both must make choices that change their own and each other's lives.


Published by Richard Jackson Books/Simon & Schuster's Atheneum division. Originally published in German in 2000 as "Daniel halber mensch."

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