A faraway island: A Faraway Island Series, Book 1

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Torn from their homeland, two Jewish sisters find refuge in Sweden. It's the summer of 1939. Two Jewish sisters from Vienna--12-year-old Stephie Steiner and 8-year-old Nellie--are sent to Sweden to escape the Nazis. They expect to stay there six months, until their parents can flee to Amsterdam; then all four will go to America. But as the world war intensifies, the girls remain, each with her own host family, on a rugged island off the western coast of Sweden. Nellie quickly settles in to her new surroundings. She's happy with her foster family and soon favors the Swedish language over her native German. Not so for Stephie, who finds it hard to adapt; she feels stranded at the end of the world, with a foster mother who's as cold and unforgiving as the island itself. Her main worry, though, is her parents--and whether she will ever see them again. From the Hardcover edition.
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series Steiner sisters quartet
series_with_volume Steiner sisters quartet|1
subject_facet Islands -- Juvenile fiction
Jews -- Sweden -- Juvenile fiction
Mildred L. Batchelder Award -- 2010
Refugees -- Juvenile fiction
Sisters -- Juvenile fiction
Sweden -- History -- 20th century -- Juvenile fiction
World War, 1939-1945 -- Refugees -- Juvenile fiction
title_display A faraway island
title_full A Faraway Island A Faraway Island Series, Book 1
A faraway island / Annika Thor ; translated from the Swedish by Linda Schenck
title_short A faraway island
title_sub A Faraway Island Series, Book 1
topic_facet Historical Fiction
History
Islands
Jews
Juvenile Fiction
Mildred L. Batchelder Award
Refugees
Sisters
World War, 1939-1945