By Annika Thor
Two Jewish sisters depart Austria in the course of WWII/Holocaust and locate shelter in Sweden.
It's the summer season 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 anticipate to stick there six months, till their mom and dad can flee to Amsterdam; then all 4 will visit the United States. yet because the global battle intensifies, the women stay, each one together with her personal host relations, on a rugged island off the western coast of Sweden.
Nellie quick settles in to her new atmosphere. She's proud of her foster relations and shortly favors the Swedish language over her local German. now not so for Stephie, who reveals it not easy 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 no matter if she's going to ever see them again.
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