Daniel Half Human by David Chotjewitz
And the Good Nazi (Richard Jackson Books (Atheneum Hardcover))

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In 1933, best friends Daniel and Armin admire Hitler, but as anti-Semitism buoys Hitler to power, Daniel learns he is half Jewish, threatening the friendship even as life in their beloved Hamburg, Germany, is becoming nightmarish. Also details Daniel andArmin's reunion in 1945 in interspersed chapte

About David Chotjewitz

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David Chotjewitz is a teacher and playwright. He lives with his daughter in Hamburg, Germany, where, in 2000, this book was published to acclaim. Doris Orgel's own novel of the Nazi period, The Devil in Vienne, is considered a classic. She has translated many books from German, including a recent volume of the Grimm fairy tales. She lives in New York City.
Published October 12, 2004 by Atheneum/Richard Jackson Books. 304 pages
Genres: Young Adult, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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A young American army officer drives through the ruins of Hamburg in 1945, remembering his childhood there, from his celebration with his best friend of the rise of the Nazi party until his flight with his family after Kristallnacht.

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Daniel Kraushaar, only child of a prominent Hamburg attorney, leads a cushy life compared to his best friend, Armin, a scholarship student at the boys' ""elite Gymnasium."" But as the Hitler regime's grip grows tighter, Daniel's parents are forced to tell him the truth: his mother is Jewish, maki...

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