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    • A Faraway Island

    • By: Annika Thor, Linda Schenck (translator)
    • Narrated by: Amy Rubinate
    • Length: 6 hrs
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 9
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6

    It's the summer of 1939. Two Jewish sisters from Vienna—12-year-old Stephie Steiner and 8-year-old Nellie—are sent to Sweden to escape the Nazis. They expect to stay there six months, until their parents can flee to Amsterdam; then all four will go to America. But as the world war intensifies, the girls remain, each with her own host family, on a rugged island off the western coast of Sweden.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Compelling writing, engagingly read.

    • By DM on 01-28-12

    Regular price: $23.93

    • The Lily Pond

    • By: Annika Thor, Linda Schenck (translator)
    • Narrated by: Amy Rubinate
    • Length: 5 hrs and 3 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 3

    A year after Stephie Steiner and her younger sister, Nellie, left Nazi-occupied Vienna, Stephie has finally adapted to life on the rugged Swedish island where she now lives. But more change awaits Stephie: her foster parents have allowed her to enroll in school on the mainland, in Goteberg. Stephie is eager to go.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Entertaining, touching, thought provoking.

    • By john on 01-28-12

    Regular price: $28.00