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Hero

3.46 of 5 stars 3.46  ·  rating details  ·  13 ratings  ·  2 reviews
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 ...more
Paperback, 131 pages
Published October 1st 2003 by Orca Book Publishers (first published January 1st 2003)
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Dan Rogers
Very enjoyable story to introduce young readers to the Nazi's occupation of many European countries and the subsequent mass deportation of millions of Jews.
Beatrix
It was ok, but I didn't like parts of it.
It was easy and short, so I got through it fairly quickly.
I like the plot and the setting, they were really well described!
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I was born on a dairy farm in Friesland, a northern province in the Netherlands. I loved horse back riding and dressing up in a traditional Frisian costume. When I grew up I became a kindergarten teacher.

In 1981, I moved with husband, Albert, and our three children to Canada. We settled in North Bay, Ontario.

The English language was new to me. To learn this new language I went to university to obt
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