By Annika Thor
Two Jewish sisters go away Austria in the course of WWII/Holocaust and locate safe haven in Sweden.
It's the summer time of 1939. Jewish sisters from Vienna--12-year-old Stephie Steiner and 8-year-old Nellie--are despatched to Sweden to flee the Nazis. They anticipate to stick there six months, till their mom and dad can flee to Amsterdam; then all 4 will visit the United States. yet because the international battle intensifies, the women stay, each one along with her personal host relations, on a rugged island off the western coast of Sweden.
Nellie quick settles in to her new atmosphere. She's proud of her foster family members and shortly favors the Swedish language over her local German. now not so for Stephie, who reveals it tough to evolve; she feels stranded on the finish of the area, with a foster mom who's as chilly and unforgiving because the island itself. Her major fear, although, is her parents--and no matter if she is going to ever see them again.
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The sheep had huddled together to keep warm. Their thick brown and white woolly coats darted back and forth in the swirling wind and their long faces were hidden from view under thick manes of dangling curls. “It’s a totally different species,” muttered Saar. Timonen patted one with his enormous hand. “They don’t look much different,” he said. ” Albrecht sighed. He knew what this meant. 60 60 60 Operation Robot Storm 30/3/10 14:35:01 Timonen piled the sheep onto his shoulders. ” said the fully laden yeti.
Definitely robots,” he replied. ” A look of pure joy came over Timonen’s face. He jumped out of hiding and ran at the two beams of light now heading straight for him. 63 63 63 Operation Robot Storm 30/3/10 14:35:02 faster. The growling engine drew closer and, just as Timonen was about to leap fist first into the blinding lights, he ground to an abrupt halt and began to run back towards the boulder. ” he roared. ” A sizzling beam of green light shot out from the front of the snowmobile, travelled over his shoulder and flew upwards into the sky.