The June Rebels

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THE FASCINATION OF HIDING DOESN’T AMOUNT TO MUCH COMPARED TO THE MYSTERY OF COURAGE, ESPECIALLY COURAGE ON BEHALF OF OTHERS. Shlomo Breznit, Memory Fields
Bordeaux, June 1940.
Between running across rooftops and making deals doing favours, rebellious teenager Marian befriends the Portuguese consul Aristides Sousa Mendez. One day, Marian meets Arielle, a Jewish girl who needs to get to the Portuguese consulate to apply for a visa to leave France. Nothing will ever be the same again, with Marian risking his life to do the right thing.
* An adventure, action novel based on a true story of Aristides Sousa Mendes, Righteous Among the Nations, who saved the lives of 30,000 people
* Finalist for Gigante delle Langhe Children’s Prize 2020
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