Behind the Bedroom Wall
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The setting of this story is in Nazi Germany at the beginning of the Holocaust. Korrina is a proud German who is a member of the Fungmadel, which is a youth group for Nazi youth. She and her friends had been taught to make sweet buns, go on nature hikes, and spy on people that seemed un-German in any way. Korrina had recently told her Father that she thought she heard mice behind her bedroom wall. Her father reassured her that he would put out traps and even bought her a cat. To her ...more
In this story, a girl named Korrina adapts to the society’s views on Jews, but later realize ...more
Behind the Bedroom Wall by Laura E. Williams is about a 13-year-old German girl named Korianna, and it's set during World War 2. She is very loyal to Hitler and her local Jungmadel, a Nazi youth group. However, everything changes when Korianna finds out that her parents are hiding Jews and helping them escape from Germany. She has to decide who she is loyal to and reconsider everything she has always been told.
I really enjoyed this book because it had a great message and a very exciting plot. I...more
Behind the Bedroom Wall has a lexile score of 660L w ...more
how Karinna had to switch her opinion about the Jewish people. She started out as a very loyal German but as the book preceded she started to side with ...more
Thirteen-year-old Korinna must abruptly come of age—into the harshly adult world of Nazi brutality. One of three close friends she enjoys school and to some extent the special (semi-required) weekly meetings of the Jugend Madel Club: Hitler’s separate youth organizations for Boys and Girls. These meetings promote fierce patriotism to the Fatherland and demand absolute loyalty to the Fuhrer—raising normal national pride to the status of a religious passion. There is no sacrifice ...more
I really loved this book. I couldn't remember the name of it for years, then I thought I'd Google it one day. I was so happy to have found it. It's definitely a book I would love to read again.
What I liked the most about this book was the point of view. It is told by a young girl - a member of the Hitler Youth, and in the beginning she believes everything she is being taught by her superiors.
As time progresses through the story, she learns that her parents are hidin ...more
Behind The Bedroom Wall is about a girl named Korinna, who lives in Germany right before the Holocaust. She has been raised her entire life learning that Nazis will make things right and save the fatherland. She also is taught that Jews are the enemy and they don't belong in Germany. Korinna doesn't know how to react when she finds out her parents are hiding a mother and daughter Jew, are behind her bedroom wall. From that moment on Korinna's life w ...more