It’s not safe for Jews in Vienna, so Stephie and her little sister, Nellie, have to start a new life on a tiny Swedish island. But Stephie can’t speak the language, Aunt Marta is so strict, and everything smells of fish! How will she ever fit in?
Ages 10+
Pages 248
Publisher Penguin Random House
Coming Nov 2021
Mildred L. Batchelder Award
Sydney Taylor Silver Medal Winner

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Cool but sad

Review by korzhenyusha

It's kind of cool, but really, really sad.

Mar 06, 2023 09:52 PM
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So goood!

Review by Flowerdancer

this was really amazing and I loved it.It was really sad but also encouraging. 👍🙂

Mar 04, 2023 03:27 PM
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Very good

Review by PurpleHamster

It was very good, but it was also really sad at some points. If you like sad realistic fiction books then I definitely recommend reading this book.

Feb 08, 2023 08:53 PM
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BEST BOOK EVER!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! IT IS MY FAVORITE BOOK!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Review by ackiz

I LOVED this book! It was SO good. If you like historical Fiction or just want i GREAT book I suggest THIS BOOK. It is also part of an AWESOME series!!!!!!!!! It is also a little sad but in a way that makes the book more interesting. It is my favorite book and I have gotten many people to read it and they really like it two !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Jan 05, 2023 07:41 PM
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Not very good

Review by beads


Dec 06, 2022 09:21 PM