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

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Publisher:
Farrar, Straus, Giroux Books for Young Readers
Pub. Date:
2015
Language:
English
Accelerated Reader:
IL: MG+ - BL: 7.1 - AR Pts: 7
Lexile measure:
970L
Description
"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"--
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ISBN:
9780374300227
Accelerated Reader:
MG+
Level 7.1, 7 Points
Lexile measure:
970L
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Boys -- Political activity -- Denmark -- Biography -- Juvenile literature
Churchill-klubben (Ålborg, Denmark) -- History -- Juvenile literature
Denmark -- History -- German occupation, 1940-1945 -- Juvenile literature
Government, Resistance to -- Denmark -- History -- 20th century -- Juvenile literature
Heroes -- Denmark -- Biography -- Juvenile literature
Middle school students -- Political activity -- Denmark -- Biography -- Juvenile literature
Pedersen, Knud, -- 1925-2014 -- Juvenile literature
Sabotage -- Denmark -- History -- 20th century -- Juvenile literature
World War, 1939-1945 -- Underground movements -- Denmark -- Juvenile literature
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The boys who challenged Hitler : Knud Pedersen and the Churchill Club
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The boys who challenged Hitler
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Knud Pedersen and the Churchill Club
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Government, Resistance to
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Pedersen, Knud
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Sabotage
Underground movements
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