In 1939, 12-year-old Sasha, inspired by the words of her father, the
celebrated journalist Louis Jullian, feels she must find a way to stand
up to Nazi terror, in the shadow of a world at war.
blitzkrieg results in the surrender of France and Sasha and her family
flee Paris–learning first hand the brutality of war–and how acts of
resistance, no matter how small, can make a difference.
occupied country, fraternising with the enemy is frowned on, but
necessary. It only gets more complicated when she meets Dieter, a member
of the Hitler Youth and the son of her father’s best friend. How can
Sasha know who to trust when the enemy becomes a friend?