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Based on a true story, Snow Treasure is a tale of heroism set in Norway during World War II.  This amazing book, continuously in print since 1942, tells how brave schoolchildren outwitted the invading Nazis.  To keep their country's gold out of Nazi hands, the children sledded thirteen tons of gold bricks down the mountain to a waiting ship.  The appearance of innocent winter fun fooled the Nazis, and the gold was taken safely to America.

Beautiful illustrations perfectly capture the nostalgic tone and bring this thrilling adventure to life in an attractively priced gift edition.

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In the bleak winter of 19 0, Nazi troops parachuted into Peter Lindstrom's tiny Norwegian village and held it captive. Nobody thought the Nazis could be defeated—until Uncle Victor told Peter how the children could fool the enemy. It was a dangerous plan. They had to slip past Nazi guards with nine million dollars in gold hidden on their sleds. It meant risking their country's treasure—and their lives. This classic story of how a group of children outwitted the Nazis and sent the treasure to America has captivated generations of readers.

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Based on a true story, this is a tale of brave schoolchildren who outwitted the invading Nazis by sledding 13 tons of gold bricks down the mountain in Norway to a ship waiting to take the country's gold to America for safekeeping. Illustrations.

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ISBN:
9780525476269
Author:
Reardon, Mary
Publisher:
Dutton Books
Illustrator:
Reardon, Mary
Author:
McSwigan, Marie
Subject:
World war, 1939-1945
Subject:
History
Subject:
Action & Adventure
Subject:
Historical - General
Subject:
Historical - Europe
Subject:
Action & Adventure - General
Subject:
Courage
Subject:
Norway History German occupation, 1940-
Subject:
Children s-Historical Fiction-Europe
Edition Description:
Hardback
Publication Date:
20051031
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
from 3 up to 6
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
208
Dimensions:
7.20x5.40x.76 in. .50 lbs.
Age Level:
08-12

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In the bleak winter of 19 0, Nazi troops parachuted into Peter Lindstrom's tiny Norwegian village and held it captive. Nobody thought the Nazis could be defeated—until Uncle Victor told Peter how the children could fool the enemy. It was a dangerous plan. They had to slip past Nazi guards with nine million dollars in gold hidden on their sleds. It meant risking their country's treasure—and their lives. This classic story of how a group of children outwitted the Nazis and sent the treasure to America has captivated generations of readers.
"Synopsis" by , Based on a true story, this is a tale of brave schoolchildren who outwitted the invading Nazis by sledding 13 tons of gold bricks down the mountain in Norway to a ship waiting to take the country's gold to America for safekeeping. Illustrations.
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