Turned Away

By Carol Matas


It is World War II and the action had just begun. Devorah and her family are Jewish and Hitler hates the Jews. Luckily for Devorah, she and her parents are safe in Canada but Devorah still has lots to worry about . Her brother Adam is fighting in England, while her other brother is fighting in Hong Kong. Not only does she worry about her brothers but she worrys about her cousin Sarah in Paris, France, where Hitler and his army have blown up 8 synagogues ( Jewish Churches) in one day. Devorah wishes her Brothers could come home and she wishes that Sarah could come to Canada.



I give this book a 3 out of 5 stars


I recommend this book for anyone who likes to read and learn about World War II and history. This an awesome book with lots of exciting events that are fun to read. I think this book would be good for grades 4 to grade 7