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Resistance

Narrated by: Jesse Vilinsky
Length: 9 hrs and 28 mins
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New York Times best-seller Jennifer A. Nielsen tells the extraordinary story of a Jewish girl's courageous efforts to resist the Nazis.   

Chaya Lindner is a teenager living in Nazi-occupied Poland. Simply being Jewish places her in danger of being killed or sent to the camps. After her little sister is taken away, her younger brother disappears, and her parents all but give up hope, Chaya is determined to make a difference. Using forged papers and her fair features, Chaya becomes a courier and travels between the Jewish ghettos of Poland, smuggling food, papers, and even people.  

Soon Chaya joins a resistance cell that runs raids on the Nazis' supplies. But after a mission goes terribly wrong, Chaya's network shatters. She is alone and unsure of where to go, until Esther, a member of her cell, finds her and delivers a message that chills Chaya to her core, and sends her on a journey toward an even larger uprising in the works - in the Warsaw Ghetto.  

Though the Jewish resistance never had much of a chance against the Nazis, they were determined to save as many lives as possible, and to live - or die - with honor.

©2018 Jennifer A. Nielsen (P)2018 Scholastic Inc.

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  • Family1st
  • 11-10-2018

Intense and Amazing!

I am in love with the history and passion in this story. I felt like I was in the story, appalled at some things that happened and moved to tears by others.

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  • C. Stradling
  • 28-09-2018

AMAZING!

I love this book. It was a fantastic story and very well written. Jennifer Nielsen is an excellent author. The narrator performance was excellent as well. Definitely recommending this book to everyone I know.

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  • kix
  • 17-03-2019

excellent storytelling!

A good story of courage and love during horrific times. Very timely as we head into declining resources and global ecological collapse.

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  • Erica
  • 15-02-2019

Amazing book!!!

I LOVED this book. It is so touching and sometimes makes you cry. An age recommendation would be 10 and above. The story can get a little intense. This book is worth all your tears. (This review was written by an 11yr old girl).

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  • Gino Fascetta
  • 14-02-2019

I loved this book

This book has been read by a great person and the pronunciation of the words is impeccable.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 06-11-2018

this is the best book ever read it now it is good

If you like ww2 and war you will love this book it is awesome it is for every age I am 5 years old