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Author DeSaix, Deborah Durland.
Title Hidden on the mountain : stories of children sheltered from the Nazis in Le Chambon / Deborah Durland DeSaix, Karen Gray Ruelle.
Imprint New York : Holiday House, c2007.
Edition 1st ed.
Book Jacket
 Main Collection  DS135.F89 R84 2007    AVAILABLE


Call # DS135.F89 R84 2007
Phys. Description xxi, 275 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references (p. [250]-252) and index.
Summary Forced to flee the Nazi Army, Jewish families found a safe haven in a small town in Le Chambon, France, where a community of Protestants, having once been persecuted for their religion, sympathized with their struggle and did all they could to hide them from the invaders that sought to do them harm.
Contents War! world war II begins -- Collaborating with the Nazis: Vichy France -- Isolated haven: Le Chambon-sur-Lignon and La Montagne Protestante -- Lost: Elisabeth -- Guiding spirits: Pastors -- Lighting Hanukkah candles: Rudi -- One big family: Swiss aid for children and August Bohny -- Waiting for a letter: Nathalie -- Afraid to say hello: Erna -- Escape to Switzerland -- I'll fight back: Jakob -- Spies next door: eon and Marthe -- Living with fear: Henri -- Spies and fighters: Resistance and the marquis -- Sabotaging the Nazis: Peter -- In the Marquis: Jean -- Bright spirit: Lise -- House of refuge and resistance: Gabrielle -- Hiding children: OSE and Madeleine Dreyfus -- Two loving families: Claude -- Difficult adjustment: Reneé -- Sledding to school: Jacqueline -- Family in the resistance: René -- Tragedy: Daniel Trocomé and La Maison des Roches -- Bad boy of La Guespy: Joseph -- Love in wartime: Hanne and Max.
Subject Jewish children in the Holocaust -- France -- Le Chambon-sur-Lignon -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) -- France -- Le Chambon-sur-Lignon -- Personal narratives -- Juvenile literature.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Jews -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Le Chambon-sur-Lignon (France) -- Ethnic relations -- Juvenile literature.
Alt Author Ruelle, Karen Gray.
ISBN 0823419282