Hero

Martha Attema (author)

Publisher: Orca Book Publishers ISBN: 9781551434247

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Description

Els is a courier, a girl who takes Jewish children on the back of her bike to safety on farms in Friesland. When she leaves Isaak, disguised as Jan, at a farmhouse with kind people, he is miserable until he makes friends with a beautiful black horse, Hero, a Frisian wanted by the Germans. The first time the Germans come for the horse, Isaak comes up with a plan to save him, but the second time they come, Isaak can do nothing to protect the animal he loves.

Reading Level
Lexile
575L
Fountas Pinnell Guided Reading
N
ATOS
3.8
DRA
30
Categories
Genre
Chapter Books Character Education History
Interest Age
Ages 6-8 Ages 9-12
Grade
3rd Grade 4th Grade 5th Grade 6th Grade
Subject
Social Studies
Language
English (US)
Fiction/Non-Fiction
Fiction
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