The Whispering Town

1 CD. 9 min. Dreamscape. 2015. $14.99. ISBN 9781633799318.
PreS-Gr 3—In Nazi-occupied Denmark, in 1943, a small Danish village collaborates to aid a Jewish family's flight to freedom. "New friends" have arrived at Anett's house and while they wait patiently in the cellar for a clear moonlit night to catch a ferry to Sweden, Anett visits local businesses for additional rations for them. Tension builds as suspicious Nazi soldiers comb the streets. The clever collaboration between a small child and a town save lives. Old-time radio effects layered with the dark, sparse illustrations bring this moment of Holocaust history to life.

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