North to Freedom

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Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1990 - Juvenile Fiction - 239 pages
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Having escaped from the eastern European concentration camp where he has spent most of his life, a twelve-year-old boy struggles to cope with an entirely strange world as he flees northward to freedom in Denmark. “[North to Freedom] is, to my mind, the single finest novel ever written for children of about ages 9 to 13.”--School Library Journal

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User Review  - eliza.graham.180 - LibraryThing

I read this first as a young child of about nine and it stayed with me. As an adult, with my own children, I was thrilled to see it in their primary school library. I then bought our own copy. I don't ... Read full review

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User Review  - wendyburrill - LibraryThing

A stark and memorable book. 'David's journey is a process of self discovery and a self-imposed restructuring of a broken human spirit. Though told in the third person, the narrative invites us into ... Read full review


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About the author (1990)

ANNE HOLM (1922-1998) was born in Denmark, and she began her writing career as a journalist. I Am David was originally published - under the title David - in Denmark, where it became a million-copy bestseller and received numerous awards.

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