A Faraway Island

A Faraway Island

Annika Thor

Two Jewish sister go away Austria in the course of WWII/Holocaust and locate shelter in Sweden.

It's the summer time of 1939. Jewish sisters from Vienna—12-year-old Stephie Steiner and seven-year-old Nellie—are despatched to Sweden to flee the Nazis. They anticipate to stick there six months, until eventually their mom and dad can flee to Amsterdam; then all 4 will visit the United States. yet because the global conflict intensifies, the ladies stay, each one together with her personal host kinfolk, on a rugged island off the western coast of Sweden.
Nellie speedy settles in to her new atmosphere. no longer so for Stephie, who unearths it difficult to evolve; she feels stranded on the finish of the realm, with a foster mom who is as unforgiving because the island itself. it is no ask yourself Stephie does not enable on that the preferred woman in class turns into her sour enemy, or that she endures the wounding slights of definite villagers. Her major fear, even though, is her parents—and no matter if she's going to ever see them again.

Show sample text content

Download sample