It is fall of 1944, and World War II grinds on. Although the Germans have occupied Holland, the courageous Resistance movement constantly undermines them. Thirteen-year-old Pieter Van Dirk, who is part of the Resistance, knows there's a traitor in his village--someone who would reveal his identity to the Nazis if his undercover work is discovered. But who is it? As Pieter takes more and more chances, the shadow of the traitor is everyehere. The obvious suspects are the Nazi soldiers, but Pieter begins to wonder if it's one of the villagers themselves. Could it be Mr. Van Der Meer, who teaches his students about German writers? The local doctor, who treats German soldiers? His uncle, who feeds them at his tavern? The suspects miltiply as the suspence increases--and the stakes grow higher.
Format: Paperback Number of Pages: 143 Vendor: Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Co. Publication Date: 1999 Dimensions: 8.25 X 5.50 (inches)
ISBN: 0802851576 ISBN-13: 9780802851574 Availability: Usually ships in 24-48 hours. Ages: 9-14
Thirteen-year-old Pieter Van Dirk is part of the Resistance movement in World War II Holland. As he takes more chances, he realizes that there's a traitor in his village--someone who would reveal his identity to the Nazis if his undercover work is discovered. The suspects multiply as the suspense increases and the stakes grow higher.