Tag Archives: Netherlands

The Borrowed House by Hilda van Stockum (1975)

Janna is an enthusiastic member of Hitler’s Youth, and she’s proud of the new ideas and military victories Adolf Hitler has brought to Germany.  Janna’s parents are famous German actors who have even been praised by Herr Hitler himself!  Janna’s … Continue reading

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The Wheel on the School by Meindert DeJong (1954)

Why are there no storks in Shora, The Netherlands?  The six young children living in this tiny village decide to figure out the answer, and how to bring the storks back!  But it’s not an easy task. . . and … Continue reading

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The Hiding Place by Corrie ten Boom (1971)

For over 100 years, the ten Boom family owned a watch shop on the main street in Haarlem, a suburb of Amsterdam.  However, when the Nazis enter their town in 1940 and begin rounding up their Jewish neighbors, this good … Continue reading

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