In My Enemy's House

byCarol Matas

Paperback | February 1, 2013

In My Enemy's House by Carol Matas
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I survived. Protected by the Nazis that killed my family. Could I ever forgive myself?

Award-winning novelist Carol Matas brings readers into the heart of Nazi Germany with the harrowing story of Marisa, a Polish Jew whose blond hair and blue eyes make it easy for her to pass as a Christian.

With the Nazis ready to herd the remaining Jews of her town into a ghetto, and with her family either scattered or dead, Marisa takes the papers of a Polish girl and goes to Germany in a desperate attempt to survive as a Polish worker.

Marisa finds work as a servant for the Reymanns, a German family that treats her with respect. But she must never forget that Herr Reymann is a high-ranking Nazi. Marisa is hiding in plain sight in her enemy's house.

This unflinching account of Marisa's dilemma as a Jew living a lie in order to survive will give readers a new perspective on the nature of good and evil, even as it touches their hearts.

Title:In My Enemy's HouseFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:168 pages, 7.77 X 5.01 X 0.41 inShipping dimensions:168 pages, 7.77 X 5.01 X 0.41 inPublished:February 1, 2013Publisher:Scholastic Canada LtdLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1443100196

ISBN - 13:9781443100199

Appropriate for ages: 10

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