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Twenty and Ten
by Claire Huchet Bishop and William Pene Du Bois


Overview - Looking for a story about courage to read to your child? One that instills character by virtue of its essence, and not by sermonizing? I always am, and this old favorite (read to me when I was nine) is luckily still in print.

During the Nazi occupation of France, twenty ordinary French kids in a boarding school agree to hide ten Jewish children Then German soldiers arrive.  Read more...


 
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Overview
Looking for a story about courage to read to your child? One that instills character by virtue of its essence, and not by sermonizing? I always am, and this old favorite (read to me when I was nine) is luckily still in print.

During the Nazi occupation of France, twenty ordinary French kids in a boarding school agree to hide ten Jewish children Then German soldiers arrive. Will the children be able to withstand the interrogation and harassment?

Twenty and Ten is based on a true story -- one of many similar incidents that took place all over Europe during World War II. It is a book that has much to say to children of any age. -- A reader

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9780140310764
  • ISBN-10: 0140310762
  • Publisher: Puffin Books
  • Publish Date: May 1991
  • Page Count: 80
  • Reading Level: Ages 10-UP
  • Dimensions: 7.76 x 5.12 x 0.23 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.16 pounds


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