During World War II, Hendrik, the son of a fisherman, notices his Jewish friends being ostracized. When he realizes the danger that Hitler’s policies ultimately mean for his friends and their families, he hatches a plan to smuggle them out of the country by boat.
Debbie Spring’s short stories and articles have been published in newspapers, magazines, journals, and books in the United States and Canada. She has appeared on CTV and CBC radio, and has talked with over 3,000 students about the Holocaust. Debbie lives in Toronto and is available for author visits. This is her second book for young readers.