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ALA/ALSC Mildred L. Batchelder Award

A Faraway Island

By: Annika Thor
translated from the Swedish by: Linda Schenck

Two Jewish sisters leave Austria during WWII/Holocaust and 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...