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The boys who challenged Hitler : Knud Pedersen and the Churchill Club

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  • 2 of 3 copies available at Decatur Public Library.
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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Decatur Public Library YA 940.534 HOO (Text) 30007000538156 Young Adult Checked out 06/10/2019
Decatur Public Library YA 940.534 HOO (Text) 30007000538164 Young Adult Available -
Decatur Public Library YA 940.534 HOO (Text) 30007100087138 Young Adult Nonfiction Available -

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  • ISBN: 9780374300227 (hardback)
  • Physical Description: 198 pages : illustrations ; 23cm
    print
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Farrar, Straus, Giroux Books for Young Readers, 2015.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note: OBPROP! -- The RAF Club -- The Churchill Club -- Learning to Breathe -- Flames of Resistance -- To Arms -- Whipped Cream and Steel -- An Evening Alone -- The Nibe Offensive -- Grenades -- No Turning Back -- King Hans Gades Jail -- Walls and Windows -- At Large Again? -- Nyborg State Prison -- First Hours of Freedom -- Better on the Inside -- Our Night with Winston Churchill -- The Times that Followed.
Summary, etc.: "At the outset of World War II, Denmark did not resist German occupation. Deeply ashamed of his nation's leaders, fifteen-year-old Knud Pedersen resolved with his brother and a handful of schoolmates to take action against the Nazis if the adults would not. Naming their secret club after the fiery British leader, the young patriots in the Churchill Club committed countless acts of sabotage, infuriating the Germans, who eventually had the boys tracked down and arrested. But their efforts were not in vain: the boys' exploits and eventual imprisonment helped spark a full-blown Danish resistance. Interweaving his own narrative with the recollections of Knud himself, here is Phil Hoose's inspiring story of these young war heroes"--
Subject: JUVENILE NONFICTION / People & Places / Europe
JUVENILE NONFICTION / Boys & Men
JUVENILE NONFICTION / Biography & Autobiography / Historical
JUVENILE NONFICTION / Adventure & Adventurers
JUVENILE NONFICTION / History / Europe
JUVENILE NONFICTION / History / Military & Wars
Denmark History German occupation, 1940-1945 Juvenile literature
Government, Resistance to Denmark History 20th century Juvenile literature
Sabotage Denmark History 20th century Juvenile literature
Heroes Denmark Biography Juvenile literature
Middle school students Political activity Denmark Biography Juvenile literature
Boys Political activity Denmark Biography Juvenile literature
World War, 1939-1945 Underground movements Denmark Juvenile literature
Churchill-klubben (Ã…lborg, Denmark) History Juvenile literature
Pedersen, Knud 1925-2014 Juvenile literature
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