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Sophie Scholl : student resister and Anti-Nazi political activist

Author: Michelle McIlroy
Publisher: New York : Rosen Publishing, [2018]
Series: Spotlight on civic courage : heroes of conscience
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Sophie Scholl, an ambitious student with hopes for a bright future, was found guilty of treason and executed during Adolf Hitler's reign in Germany. This captivating story of a young life cut short will draw the attention of even reluctant readers as they follow her story, including her involvement as a leader in a Hitler Youth organization, participation in a secret resistance group, and subsequent arrest.  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biographies
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Biography Juvenile literature
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
McIlroy, Michelle.
Sophie Scholl.
New York : Rosen Publishing, [2018]
(DLC) 2017013814
(OCoLC)978352001
Named Person: Sophie Scholl; Sophie Scholl
Material Type: Biography, Document, Juvenile audience, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Michelle McIlroy
ISBN: 9781538381113 1538381117
OCLC Number: 1018947092
Target Audience: Grades 5-10.
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: On trial by the "hanging judge" --
What kind of family would raise a traitor? --
Independent thinking in a strict German school --
Rise of Hitler and Nazi nationalism in Fermany --
Pride Hitler --
Seeds of doubt --
Resistance by reading --
Waiting for her dreams --
Escaping war in art and nature --
University at last! --
A Nazi-purged university --
Discovering the White Rose --
War work --
The heart of the White Rose --
Leaflets of the White Rose --
A final visit to the lecture hall --
Courageous martyrs --
Beyond the White Rose --
Glossary.
Series Title: Spotlight on civic courage : heroes of conscience
Responsibility: Michelle McIlroy.

Abstract:

Sophie Scholl, an ambitious student with hopes for a bright future, was found guilty of treason and executed during Adolf Hitler's reign in Germany. This captivating story of a young life cut short will draw the attention of even reluctant readers as they follow her story, including her involvement as a leader in a Hitler Youth organization, participation in a secret resistance group, and subsequent arrest. Additional digital material provides readers with insight into the tumultuous time of Nazi Germany during World War II and the courage that compelled Scholl, her brother, and their friends to resist the regime.

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