Darkness Over Denmark: The Danish Resistance and the Rescue of the Jews

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Holiday House, Jan 1, 2000 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 164 pages
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Drawing from interviews with survivors and from meticulous research, a stirring chronicle of the bravery and dedication of the Danish Resistance during World War II discusses how many of Denmark's Jews were saved from the Holocaust.

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Review: Darkness Over Denmark: The Danish Resistance and the Rescue of the Jews

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I really enjoy middle grade non-fiction. Loved the true story of Danish citizens choosing to be brave, inclusive, full of integrity. Inspiring. Read full review

Review: Darkness Over Denmark: The Danish Resistance and the Rescue of the Jews

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I think that "Darkness Over Denmark" is a good book. This book is all about what happened to Denmark during WWII. The book covers the day the Germans invaded to the resistance groups that defied ... Read full review

About the author (2000)

Ellen Levine was born in New York City on March 9, 1939. She received a master's degree in political science from the University of Chicago and a law degree from New York University School of Law. She was an attorney for a public-interest law group, a documentary filmmaker, and taught courses in writing for children and young adults in Vermont College's MFA program. She wrote numerous books for children and young adults during her lifetime including Darkness Over Denmark, I Hate English, Freedom's Children: Young Civil Rights Activists Tell Their Stories, Rachel Carson: A Twentieth-Century Life, and Henry's Freedom Box. She died from lung cancer on May 26, 2012 at the age of 73.

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