Behind the Bedroom Wall

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Milkweed Editions, 1996 - Fiction - 169 pages
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In 1939, ten-year-old Korinna Rehme becomes a member of her local Jungmaedel, a Nazi youth group. She believes that Hitler is helping the world by dealing with what he calls the "Jewish problem". When Korinna discovers that her parents are secretly hiding Jews in their house and helping them to escape the city, she is shocked. And her loyalties are put to an extreme test when a neighbor tips off the Gestapo. Young Adult.

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This book was somewhat reading worthy. Though the WW2 plot was interesting, as well as the perspective, but, the many faults, in my own opinion, would include the somewhat majority of tedious chapters ... Read full review

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Laura Williams comes from a family of strong women, like Starshine. She is the author of several acclaimed novels including "The Ghost Stallion" and "Behind the Bedroom Wall," for which she received a Jane Addams Peace Award Honor. When she's not writing, Ms. Williams spends her time painting, drawing, and creating stained-glass. She lives in Avon, Ohio with her husband and two children.

Goldstein is an internationally renowned Ketubbah artist. Her works is in Jewish museums and private collections throughout the U.S., Europe and Israel.

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