The Boys Who Challenged Hitler: Knud Pedersen and the Churchill Club

by Phillip Hoose

First Release:

July 2015

ISBN: 9780374300227

2016 Robert F. Sibert Honor Book
Ashamed by adult inaction in Denmark during the 1940 Nazi occupation, Knud Pedersen, his brother, and six other schoolmates began a resistance group that inspired the nation. Maps. Selected bibliography. Notes. Index. Black-and-white photographs, illustrations, and reproductions of archival materials.

  • ISBN: 9780374300227
    Format: Print Book
    Edition: Hardcover edition
    Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux
    Page Count: 192
    Trim Size: 6" x 9"
    Dewey Classification: 940.53
    Accelerated Reader: Level: 7.1, Points: 7
    Scholastic Reading Counts: Level: 7.6, Points: 11
    Lexile: Level: 970L
    Awards & Honors: ALA-CBC Building a Home Library Booklist - 2018
    2016 Robert F. Sibert Honor Book
    Capitol Choices 2016
    The Washington Posts Best Children’s Books of 2015, Nonfiction
    SLJ’s Best Books of 2015, Nonfiction
    Kirkus Reviews Best Books of 2015, Teen
    The Washington Post Best Children’s Books of 2015, Nonfiction
    Booklist Editor’s Choice 2015, Nonfiction, Older Readers
    New York Public Library Best Books for Teens 2015
    Bulletin Blue Ribbon 2015, Nonfiction
    ALA Notable Books for Children 2016, Older Readers
    Chicago Public Library Best Books of 2015, Best Teen Nonfiction
    2016 Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young People, 9–12
    2016 CCBC Choices–Historical People, Places, and Events
    2015 Cyblis Awards Nomination, Young Adult Nonfiction
    ILA Teachers’ Choices, 2016 Reading List
    Children’s Book Committee Bank Street College of Education Best Children’s Books of 2016, History
    Genre: Nonfic
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