Twelve-year-old Eva Zilverstijn and her nine-year-old sister, Lisa, must change their names and go into hiding to save their lives. The girls are separated from their parents and sent to live with a puppet maker. Will they ever see their parents again?
Based on the author’s experiences during World War II, this powerful story features two Jewish sisters separated from their parents and forced to hide in attics throughout Holland to escape the Nazis. Accessible to young middle graders as well as to older readers, this book serves as a perfect introduction to the Holocaust.