By Annika Thor
Two Jewish sisters go away Austria in the course of WWII/Holocaust and locate safe haven in Sweden.
It's the summer season of 1939. Jewish sisters from Vienna--12-year-old Stephie Steiner and 8-year-old Nellie--are despatched to Sweden to flee the Nazis. They count on to stick there six months, till their mom and dad can flee to Amsterdam; then all 4 will visit the United States. yet because the international battle intensifies, the women stay, each one along with her personal host kin, on a rugged island off the western coast of Sweden.
Nellie speedy settles in to her new atmosphere. She's proud of her foster kinfolk and shortly favors the Swedish language over her local German. no longer so for Stephie, who unearths it demanding to conform; she feels stranded on the finish of the realm, with a foster mom who's as chilly and unforgiving because the island itself. Her major fear, although, is her parents--and even if she is going to ever see them again.
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