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Author Hoose, Phillip M., 1947- author.

Title The boys who challenged Hitler : Knud Pedersen and the Churchill Club / Phillip Hoose.

Publication Info. New York : Farrar Straus Giroux, 2015.

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 Avon Free Public Library - Teen  TEEN 940.53 HOOSE    Check Shelf
 Avon Free Public Library - Teen  TEEN 940.53 HOOSE c.2  Check Shelf
 Berlin-Peck Memorial Library - Teen New Books  YA 940.53 HOOSE    Check Shelf
 Bloomfield, Prosser Library - Teen  TEEN 940.53 HOO    Check Shelf
 Bristol, Manross Branch - Young Adult  YA940.53 HOOSE    Check Shelf
 Burlington Public Library - Teen  Y940.53 HOOSE    Check Shelf
 Canton Public Library - Teen  TEEN 943.086 HOOSE    Check Shelf
 Cheshire Public Library - Children's Department  J 940.534 HOOSE    DUE 11-03-21
 Cromwell-Belden Public Library - Children's Department  J940.53 HOO    Check Shelf
 East Hartford, Raymond Library - Young Adult  YA 940.53 HOOSE    Check Shelf

Edition First edition.
Description viii, 198 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Summary "The true story of a group of boy resistance fighters in Denmark after the Nazi invasion"-- Provided by publisher.
"At the outset of World War II, Denmark did not resist German occupation. Deeply ashamed of his nation's leaders, fifteen-year-old Knud Pedersen resolved with his brother and a handful of schoolmates to take action against the Nazis if the adults would not. Naming their secret club after the fiery British leader, the young patriots in the Churchill Club committed countless acts of sabotage, infuriating the Germans, who eventually had the boys tracked down and arrested. But their efforts were not in vain: the boys' exploits and eventual imprisonment helped spark a full-blown Danish resistance. Interweaving his own narrative with the recollections of Knud himself, here is Phil Hoose's inspiring story of these young war heroes"-- Provided by publisher.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [177]-179) and index.
Contents OPROP! -- The RAF Club -- The Churchill Club -- Learning to breathe -- Flames of resistance -- To arms -- Whipped cream and steel -- An evening alone -- The Nibe Offensive -- Grenades -- No turning back -- King Hans Gades Jail -- Walls and windows -- At large again? -- Nyborg State Prison -- First hours of freedom -- Better on the inside -- Our evening with Winston Churchill -- The times that followed.
Audience Middle School.
970 Lexile
Study Program Accelerated Reader AR MG+ 7.1 7.0 174400.
Awards Robert F. Sibert Informational Honor Book, 2016
Boston Globe/Horn Book Nonfiction Honor, 2015
Subject Pedersen, Knud, 1925-2014 -- Juvenile literature.
Churchill-klubben (Ålborg, Denmark) -- History -- Juvenile literature.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Underground movements -- Denmark -- Juvenile literature.
Boys -- Political activity -- Denmark -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Middle school students -- Political activity -- Denmark -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Heroes -- Denmark -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Sabotage -- Denmark -- History -- 20th century -- Juvenile literature.
Government, Resistance to -- Denmark -- History -- 20th century -- Juvenile literature.
Denmark -- History -- German occupation, 1940-1945 -- Juvenile literature.
Pedersen, Knud, 1925-2014.
Churchill-klubben (Ålborg, Denmark) -- History.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Underground movements -- Denmark.
Boys -- Political activity -- Denmark -- Biography.
Middle school students -- Political activity -- Denmark -- Biography.
Heroes -- Denmark -- Biography.
Sabotage -- Denmark -- History -- 20th century.
Government, Resistance to -- Denmark -- History -- 20th century.
Denmark -- History -- German occupation, 1940-1945.
JUVENILE NONFICTION / History / Military & Wars.
JUVENILE NONFICTION / History / Europe.
JUVENILE NONFICTION / Adventure & Adventurers.
JUVENILE NONFICTION / Biography & Autobiography / Historical.
JUVENILE NONFICTION / Boys & Men.
JUVENILE NONFICTION / People & Places / Europe.
ISBN 9780374300227 (hardback)
0374300224 (hardback)
9780374302726 (ebook)
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