We Will Not Be Silent: How the White Rose Student Resistance Movement Defied Adolf Hitler

by Russell Freedman

2017 Robert F. Sibert Award, Honor
For eight months in 1942–43, a group of University of Munich students, led by siblings Hans and Sophie Scholl, sent Hitler’s government into a frenzy—by writing and distributing anti-Nazi leaflets. Source notes. Selected bibliography. Index. Black-and-white photographs and reproductions of historical documents.

ISBN: 9780544223790

JLG Release: July 2016

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Nonfiction Middle Plus

Grades 5-8


14 books / $17.30 a book

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    Hardcover edition



    Page Count


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    9 1/2" x 9 1/2"


    Level: 630L

    Awards & Honors

    Parents’ Choice Awards, Nonfiction Gold, Spring 2016
    The Kirkus Prize 2016 Nominee, Middle Grade
    ALA Notable Books for Children Nominee -Summer 2016, Nonfiction
    Kirkus Reviews Best Books of 2016, Middle-Grade
    New York Public Library 2016 Best Books for Kids, Nonfiction
    ALSC Notable Children’s Books 2017, Older Readers
    CBC Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young People 2017, 6–8
    The Nonfiction Detectives, 2016 Best Nonfiction Books for Children
    2017 Capitol Choices, Ten to Fourteen
    YALSA 2017 Quick Picks for Reluctant Young Adult Readers, Nonfiction
    Tablet Magazine Best Jewish Children’s Books of 2016, Chapter Books
    2016 Cybils Finalist, Middle Grade and Young Adult Nonfiction
    The Golden Kite Awards, 2017 Winner, Young Adult Nonfiction
    2017 Jane Addams Children’s Book Award Honor, Older Children



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