The Devil in Vienna

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Paw Prints, Aug 11, 2008 - Juvenile Fiction - 243 pages
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Ever since they started school, Inge and Lieselotte have been best friends. But now it is 1938, they are thirteen, and the world is changing. Inge is Jewish, and Lieselotte, at the insistence of her Nazi father, is in the Hitler Youth. Their friendship has become unwise┬-even dangerous. Yet in a world of increasing terror and despair, as the situation of Jews in Austria becomes more and more desperate, the two girls secretly struggle against ┬the devil in Vienna┬ to keep their friendship alive. This new edition contains an illuminating afterword by Doris Orgel.┬Arouses in its readers anguish, fury, admiration, scorn┬-it couldn┬'t be a more effective story or a more powerful illustration of the reason ┬'never to forget.┬' ┬ ┬-Publishers Weekly

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User Review  - pbadeer - LibraryThing

This was hands down the best book I've read this year. (I don't know what it says about me that some of my favorite books are written for kids). Taking place immediately before and during Hitler's ... Read full review

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When one usually thinks of war we hardly think about the children. Many are too young to understand the changes of their world. The bestest of friends any girl could have is being torn. Their ... Read full review

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