Time to Be Brave
Children's - Grade 2-3, Age 7-8
Publisher SummaryDavid and his family live in Denmark during the Nazi occupation, until September 1943 when their neighbors help smuggle them to Sweden to escape Hitler's orders to send the Danish Jews to concentration camps.
Previously published as Honey Cake. An approachable introduction to World War II for ages 7–10.
David Nathan's home in Copenhagen has always been filled with laughter, family, and his father's famous pastries. But life has changed since Nazi soldiers arrived. Sweets are scarce. His parents are worried. And even though David wants to be brave, the soldiers and their new rules have made everyone nervous. Then one day, David is asked to keep a very special secret. It could get him into trouble . . . maybe even danger. But if David shows courage, this secret could save many lives.
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