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The Edelweiss Pirates: Teenage Rebels in Nazi Germany (Paperback)

The Edelweiss Pirates: Teenage Rebels in Nazi Germany By Dirk Reinhardt, Rachel Ward (Translated by), Michael Rosen (Foreword by) Cover Image
By Dirk Reinhardt, Rachel Ward (Translated by), Michael Rosen (Foreword by)
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Description


A HEART-STOPPING ADVENTURE BASED ON THE TRUE STORY OF THE TEENAGE REBELS WHO STOOD UP TO THE NAZIS

When sixteen-year-old Daniel befriends Josef Gerlach, he feels the old man is haunted by a secret from his past. Sure enough when Josef gives him his teenage diary to read, Daniel discovers a shocking story of rebellion and struggle.
The diary tells how Josef left the Hitler Youth for a gang called The Edelweiss Pirates. Their uniform: long hair and cool clothes. Their motto: freedom! At first the Pirates are only interested in hanging out and having a good time, but as the situation in Nazi Germany gets worse, they start to plan dangerous missions against Hitler's regime-soon they are fighting for their lives.

About the Author


Dirk Reinhardt, born in 1963, studied German and history before becoming a freelance journalist and starting to write books for children and young adults. The Edelweiss Pirates is his third novel. Rachel Ward is a translator from French  and German who lives near Norwich, in  the UK. She can be found on Twitter as @FwdTranslations.


Product Details
ISBN: 9781782693093
ISBN-10: 1782693092
Publisher: Pushkin Children's Books
Publication Date: May 9th, 2023
Pages: 288
Language: English