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The boy who dared

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Just as the Nazis are rising to power, Helmuth Hübener, aGerman schoolboy, is caught up in all the swashbucklingbravado of his time.The handsome storm trooper uniforms, the shiny jackbootsand armbands, the rousing patriotism -- all serve to drawhim into this bright new world full of promise and hope.In the beginning, Helmuth's patriotism is unwavering.But every day the rights of people all over Germany arediminishing. Jews are threatened and their businesses arebeing destroyed, the truth has been censored, and dangerlurks everywhere. Anybody can turn on you. The world hasturned upside down: Patriotism means denouncing others,love means to hate, and speaking out means treason. Silencebecomes everyone's guilty secret. How much longer canHelmuth keep silent?Now Helmuth sits in a German prison, awaiting his precariousfate. Told in flashback with breathtaking suspense, thishomage to an extraordinary real-life hero magnificentlyexplores one person's responsibility to humanity, freedom,and truth.
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Grouping Title boy who dared
Grouping Author bartoletti susan campbell
Grouping Category book
Last Grouping Update 2018-11-14 11:30:06AM
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display_description In October, 1942, seventeen-year-old Helmuth Hbener, imprisoned for distributing anti-Nazi leaflets, recalls his past life and how he came to dedicate himself to bring the truth about Hitler and the war to the German people.
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subject_facet Anti-Nazi movement -- Fiction, Courage -- Fiction, Germany -- History -- 1933-1945 -- Fiction, Hbener, Helmuth, -- 1925-1942 -- Fiction
title_display The boy who dared
title_full The Boy Who Dared, The boy who dared / Susan Campbell Bartoletti
title_short The boy who dared
topic_facet Anti-Nazi movement, Courage, Hbener, Helmuth, Historical Fiction, History, Young Adult Fiction, Young Adult Literature