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In flashbacks, he reveals his adventures as a journalist and saboteur.

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She has a brother, Stefan, who maras Lisa is a teenaged Jew girl living in Denmark with her family. You find yourself stranded and lost in the middle of nowhere. This is an amazing book! When they had enough members in the resistance they were all given code names just in case they were captured, Jesper became Kris.

Lisa’s War 2 books. The riveting sequel to the award-winning Lisa.

I think the reason that I liked this book so much was because even though it was about war, it wasn’t all guns this and killing that, it was more a life story about a young boy who wants to stand up against the Nazis through an underground group and what happens to him throughout his life as an underground sol Even though this book was about war and the underground revolution against the Nazis, and I’m not one to be seeking these kinds of book out in the library, I really really liked this book.

She wanted to hear about WWII from another countries perspective and in this case it was the perspective of a Danish boy. Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources. My favortite part of the book was when Jesper and Stefan escape from the jail, because it was a sign that the Nazis had been defeated in Copenhagen and that no one was forgotten.


This novel provides an exciting account of Jesper’s activities fighting the Nazis after Lisa has escaped to Sweden. It was a terrirific book if you are interested in war and that sort of thing!!!

There are no discussion topics on this book yet. My least favorite part about the book was when Janicke died because she was a good worker for the Resistance and Jesper and Stefan were in love with her.

It wasn’t very good, and so I pretty much gave up on it.

Either that or i seemed really out of it, but as well as it was not well detailed compared to other books that i’ve read. The characters were very life like, as if they were real. Contacting facebook Please wait It tells an amazing story of what life was like for Jesper, a 16 year old boy in Copenhagen, Denmark, and what he had to go through during world war two.

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Carol Matas is the award-winning author of more than thirty books for children and young adults. Lindsay rated it liked it Jun 20, Awesome sequel to Lisa’s war. My favorite character was Janicke because she was a strong women who knew what she wanted, also she was a hard worker when she worked for the Resistance. Paperbackpages. Great character-driven novel, and made even better by the fact that a good portion of it syncs with events in Lisa’s War the ‘prequel’ to this noveland goes into further detail about events you only scrape upon in Lisa’s War.

The story is one that early teens would enjoy. We cannot all like the same music.


I Agree This site uses cookies to deliver our services, improve performance, for analytics, and if not signed in for advertising. I hate reading books about war. No trivia or quizzes yet. Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. Our favorite toys for everyone on your list Top Kid Picks. There are exciting action scenes, a love interest and even some rather mature curse words – all of interest to those who are beginning to feel the imminence of young adulthood.

I think this book is good for people that like books about WWII. The resistance started to grow when more people saw the horrible things the Nazis were doing to Jews. Account Options Sign in. Item Location South Africa. Yet, another great historic fictition book that i came to love. I also had to read this book for school and I thought it was a little confusing in some parts but over all it was a fairly good read.

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Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. Than they stared going on missions to steal Nazi weapons, they had enough; they met in the middle of the night to have shooting practice.

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Well Jesper was not the best book in the world actually i thought it really sucked. The book sucked, it was boring and old feeling. She is an exallent author!

A quick story about a terrible time.