A classic story set in World War Two, this tells how three children, Ruth, Edek and Bronia are helped by the young orphan Jan to escape from the horrors of Warsaw after the arrest of their parents. How the children travel across war torn Europe surviving every kind of danger and privation is thrilling and deeply moving. It is the story of a terrible time made bearable by the strong streak of humanity at its heart and by the unusual acts of kindness the children experience on their travels.
- classic story
- adventure, journey, survival, humanity,
- longer novel requires sustained reading between sessions. Best read as a class novel with selected passages for guided reading
- 256 pages
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