The Auslander

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When Peter's parents are killed, he is sent to an orphanage in Warsaw, Poland. But Peter is Volksdeutscher-of German blood. With his blond hair and blue eyes, he looks just like the boy on the Hitler Youth poster. The Nazis decide he is racially valuable. Indeed, a prominent German family is pleased to adopt such a fine Aryan specimen into their household. But despite his new "family," Peter feels like a foreigner-an ausl#65533;nder-and he is forming his own ideas about what he sees and what he's told. He doesn't want to be a Nazi. So he takes a risk-the most dangerous one he could possibly choose in 1942 Berlin. . . .

Paul Dowswell weaves meticulous research into a thrilling narrative, exposing a different angle of the horrors of Nazi Germany.

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display_description German soldiers take Peter from a Warsaw orphanage, and soon he is adopted by Professor Kaltenbach, a prominent Nazi, but Peter forms his own ideas about what he sees and hears and decides to take a risk that is most dangerous in 1942 Berlin.
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subject_facet Adoption -- Fiction, Berlin (Germany) -- History -- 1918-1945 -- Fiction, Germany -- History -- 1933-1945 -- Fiction, Historical fiction, Insurgency -- Fiction, Nazis -- Fiction, Orphans -- Fiction, Polish people -- Germany -- Fiction, World War, 1939-1945 -- Fiction
title_display The Auslander
title_full The Auslander, The Auslander / by Paul Dowswell
title_short The Auslander
topic_facet Adoption, Historical Fiction, History, Insurgency, Nazis, Orphans, Polish people, Thriller, World War, 1939-1945, Young Adult Fiction