In My Enemy's HouseBook - 1999
Fifteen-year-old Marisa is a Polish Jew, but her blonde hair and blue eyes make it easy for her to pass as a Christian. With the Nazis ready to herd the remainingJews of her town into a ghetto, and with her family either scattered or dead, Marisa takes the papers of a Polish girl. In that disguise, she goes to Germany to work as aservant in the household of a high-ranking Nazi official. Surrounded by evil and hate, does Marisa have the courage and perseverance to survive in her enemy'shouse? More than just a gripping story of determination, In My Enemy's House explores the deeper emotional and spiritual issues of friendship and enmity, love and hate, faith and despair, and what makes life worth living in the face of death.
Publisher: New York City, New York : Simon & Schuster books for young readers, ©1999.
Characteristics: 167 pages ;,22 cm.
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