The Boy at the Top of the Mountain
  • Published:
    Jun-2016 (Hardcover)
    Jun-2017 (Paperback)
  • Formats:
    Print / eBook / Audio
  • Rating:
  • Pages:
    256
  • Age Level:
    09-12
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GENRE

TIME PERIOD

  • 1940's-1950's
  • WWII
  • 20th Century

CLASSIFICATION


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From the author of The Boy in the Striped Pajamas comes another extraordinary story of World War II and innocence in the face of evil.

When Pierrot becomes an orphan, he must leave his home in Paris for a new life with his aunt Beatrix, a servant in a wealthy Austrian household. But this is no ordinary time, for it is 1935 and the Second World War is fast approaching; and this is no ordinary house, for this is the Berghof, the home of Adolf Hitler.

Pierrot is quickly taken under Hitler's wing and thrown into an increasingly dangerous new world: a world of terror, secrets, and betrayal from which he may never be able to escape. This title has Common Core connections.
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