By Annika Thor
Two Jewish sisters go away Austria in the course of WWII/Holocaust and locate safe haven in Sweden.
It's the summer time of 1939. Jewish sisters from Vienna--12-year-old Stephie Steiner and 8-year-old Nellie--are despatched to Sweden to flee the Nazis. They count on to stick there six months, until eventually their mom and dad can flee to Amsterdam; then all 4 will visit the United States. yet because the international conflict intensifies, the women stay, each one together with her personal host relatives, on a rugged island off the western coast of Sweden.
Nellie fast settles in to her new atmosphere. She's pleased with her foster relations and shortly favors the Swedish language over her local German. now not so for Stephie, who reveals it challenging to conform; she feels stranded on the finish of the area, with a foster mom who's as chilly and unforgiving because the island itself. Her major fear, even though, is her parents--and even if she is going to ever see them again.
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