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Author Gaddy, K. R., author.

Title Flowers in the gutter : the true story of the Edelweiss Pirates, teenagers who resisted the Nazis / K.R. Gaddy.

Publication Info. New York : Dutton Books, [2020]
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Description 301 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [277]-292) and index.
Contents Prologue: late 1942 -- 1932-1938 -- 1939-1942 -- 1942-1943 -- 1943-1944 -- Fall 1944 -- 1944-1945 -- 1945-2019.
Summary "The Edelweiss Pirates were a loosely organized group of working-class young people in the Rhine Valley of Germany. They faced off with Nazis during the Third Reich and suffered consequences for their resistance during and after World War II."-- Provided by publisher.
Audience Ages 12-18 Dutton Books.
Grades 10-12 Dutton Books.
Summary Their earliest memories were of the Nazi rise to power and of their parents fighting Brownshirts in the streets, being sent to prison, or just disappearing. By the time they were teenagers, the Nazis expected them to be part of the war machine. Fritz, Gertrud, and Jean and hundreds like them said no. They grew bolder, painting anti-Nazi graffiti, distributing anti-war leaflets, and helping those persecuted by the Nazis. The Gestapo pursued and arrested hundreds of Edelweiss Pirates. In the war's desperate final year, some Pirates joined in sabotage and armed resistance, risking the Third Reich's ultimate punishment. This is their story. -- adapted from jacket
Subject Edelweisspiraten (Resistance groups) -- History -- Juvenile literature.
Anti-Nazi movement -- Germany -- Juvenile literature.
Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) -- Germany -- Juvenile literature.
Teenagers -- Germany -- History -- 20th century -- Juvenile literature.
Edelweisspiraten (Resistance groups)
Anti-Nazi movement -- Germany.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Underground movements.
Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) -- Germany.
Edelweisspiraten (Resistance groups) (OCoLC)fst00788947
Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) (OCoLC)fst00958866
Anti-Nazi movement. (OCoLC)fst00810297
Teenagers. (OCoLC)fst01145551
Germany. (OCoLC)fst01210272
Chronological Term 1900-1999
Genre/Form Young adult literature.
History. (OCoLC)fst01411628
Informational works. (OCoLC)fst01919930
Juvenile works. (OCoLC)fst01411637
Informational works.
Added Title True story of the Edelweiss Pirates, teenagers who resisted the Nazis
Other Form: Online version: Gaddy, Kristina, Flowers in the gutter New York : Dutton Books, [2020] 9780525555421 (DLC) 2019047970
ISBN 9780525555414 (hardcover)
0525555412 (hardcover)
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