We Will Not Be Silent: The White Rose Student Resistance Movement That Defied Adolf Hitler

We Will Not Be Silent: The White Rose Student Resistance Movement That Defied Adolf Hitler

In his signature eloquent prose, backed up with thorough research, Russell Freedman tells the story of Hans Scholl and his sister Sophie.  They belonged to Hitler Youth as  young children, but began to doubt the Nazi regime.  As older students, the Scholls and a few friends formed the White Rose a campaign of active resistance to Hitler and the Nazis.  Risking imprisonment or even execution, the White Rose members distributed leaflets urging Germans to defy the Nazi government.  Their belief that freedom was worth dying for will inspire young readers to stand up for what they believe in.  Archival photographs and prints, source notes, bibliography, index.  -- from the publisher

112 pages  ISBN-13:978-0544223790  Ages 10-12  Grades 5-7

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