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By Jennifer A. Nielsen

ISBN-10: 0545682436

ISBN-13: 9780545682435

From New York Times bestselling writer Jennifer A. Nielsen comes a beautiful mystery a few woman who needs to get away to freedom after the Berlin Wall divides her kinfolk among east and west.

With the increase of the Berlin Wall, twelve-year-old Gerta reveals her kin unexpectedly divided. She, her mom, and her brother Fritz continue to exist the japanese facet, managed via the Soviets. Her father and heart brother, who had long gone west looking for paintings, can't go back domestic. Gerta understands it really is harmful to monitor the wall, to imagine forbidden ideas of freedom, but she can't support herself. She sees the East German infantrymen with their weapons knowledgeable on their lonesome electorate; she, her kin, her friends and neighbors are prisoners of their personal city.

But at some point, whereas on her technique to tuition, Gerta spots her father on a viewing platform at the western part, pantomiming a weird dance. Then, while she gets a mysterious drawing, Gerta places and jointly and concludes that her father desires Gerta and Fritz to tunnel underneath the wall, out of East Berlin. despite the fact that, in the event that they are stuck, the results can be lethal. not anyone could be depended on. Will Gerta and her kin locate their solution to freedom?

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