Pennies for Hitler – French, Jackie

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Title

Pennies for Hitler

Author

French, Jackie

Publisher

HarperCollins

Published Date

2012

Annotation

Declared Jewish and now in danger from Hitler’s regime, young James is smuggled in a suitcase to his aunt in London. Then when London is bombed, James is shipped to Australia. where he pretends to be English. When the small town community is threatened by a Japanese invasion, James feels compelled to ‘confess’ his heritage.

Key Concepts

History, Racial conflict, Racism, Resilience, War

Audience

Upper primary, Secondary

AC Links/EYLF

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