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The Night Crossing

By: Karen Ackerman
Format: Trade Paperback
Imprint: Yearling
ISBN: 9780679870401
04/25/1995 - $5.99
Categories: Historical - Holocaust, Social Themes - Emigration & Immigration, Family - General (See Also Headings Under Social Themes),

For fans of The Boy in the Striped Pajamas comes a heartstopping tale of resilience for one young girl during World War II.

It's hard to leave your home and friends, but the Nazis have invaded Clara's native Austria, and her family is no longer safe. Clara and her family take only what they can carry and travel by night to the Swiss border, where they hope to escape to freedom, even while soldiers are everywhere. Can Clara's heroism carry her family across the border, with their lives and few precious possessions intact?