The Hiding Place: A Graphic Novel by Ten Boom, Corrie

The Hiding Place: A Graphic Novel

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It's World War II. Darkness has fallen over the world as the Nazis spread hatred, fear, and war--no one feels safe. But on a quiet city corner in the Netherlands, one woman fights against the injustice and darkness. In her quiet watchmaking shop, Corrie and her close-knit family risk their lives to hide Jews and others hunted by the Nazis in a secret hiding place they built into the old building.

But one day, Corrie and her family are betrayed. They're captured and sent in cattle cars to the notorious Nazi concentration camps to die. Yet even in that darkest of places, Corrie still fights. This is her incredible true story, now a visually stunning graphic novel for readers ages 8-12. Through more than 900 engaging, full-color panels, this real-life heroine comes to life--showing how even in the most desperate, loneliest, and darkest times, faith, hope, and love will ultimately triumph.

Author: Corrie Ten Boom, Elizabeth Sherrill, John Sherrill
Publisher: Chosen Books
Published: 04/09/2024
Pages: 240
Binding Type: Hardcover
Weight: 1.60lbs
Size: 9.21h x 6.14w x 0.79d
ISBN: 9780800762544
Audience: Ages 9-12

Review Citation(s):
Kirkus Reviews 04/15/2024

About the Author
Corrie ten Boom (1892-1983) was born in Haarlem, the Netherlands. After being arrested in 1944 for helping Jews escape the Nazi regime, Corrie spent a year during World War II in prison camps. After the war, she was invited to share her experiences in more than sixty countries and was honored by the state of Israel for her work during the war. She passed in 1983, on her 91st birthday.

Elizabeth (1928-2023) and John (1923-2017) Sherrill co-authored numerous bestsellers and co-founded Chosen Books. In 2018 they were awarded ECPA's Kenneth N. Taylor Lifetime Achievement Award.