The faithful spy : Dietrich Bonhoeffer and the plot to kill Hitler by Hendrix, John (#1422TN5)


The faithful spy : Dietrich Bonhoeffer and the plot to kill Hitler

by Hendrix, John
Paperback Amulet Books, 2018


From the Publisher
The story of German pastor and Nazi resistor Dietrich Bonhoeffer comes to life in this award-winning graphic novel from John Hendrix A YALSA Nonfiction Excellence in Nonfiction Award Finalist?!   Adolf Hitler&;s Nazi party is gaining strength and becoming more menacing every day. Dietrich Bonhoeffer, a pastor upset by the complacency of the German church toward the suffering around it, forms a breakaway church to speak out against the established political and religious authorities. When the Nazis outlaw the church, he escapes as a fugitive. Struggling to reconcile his faith and the teachings of the Bible with the Nazi Party&;s evil agenda, Bonhoeffer decides that Hitler must be stopped by any means possible!   In his signature style of interwoven handwritten text and art, John Hendrix tells the true story of Dietrich Bonhoeffer, a pastor who makes the ultimate sacrifice in order to help free the German people from oppression during World War II.  
Reviews & Awards
  • Booklist starred, 06/01/18
  • Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books, 09/01/18
  • Horn Book Magazine, 11/01/18
  • Kirkus Reviews starred, 07/15/18
  • New York Times, 10/07/18
  • Publishers Weekly, 07/16/18
  • School Library Connection starred, 10/01/18
  • School Library Journal starred, 07/01/18
  • Voice of Youth Advocates (VOYA), 10/01/19
  • YALSA Award for Excellence in Nonfiction for Young Adults-Nominees, 2019
Product Details
  • Publisher: Amulet Books
  • Publication Date: September 18, 2018
  • Format: Paperback
  • Dewey: 230
  • Classifications: Biography, Nonfiction
  • Description: 175 pages : illustrations (some color), maps ; 24 cm
  • ISBN-10: 1-41973-265-X
  • ISBN-13: 978-1-41973-265-2
  • LCCN: 2017-032171
  • Follett Number: 1422TN5
  • Interest Level: YA
  • Reading Level: 6.7
  • ATOS Book Level: 7.6
  • AR Interest Level: MG
  • AR Points: 5
  • AR Quiz: 197623EN
  • Reading Counts Level: 8.3
  • Reading Counts Points: 9
  • Lexile: 980L
  • Fountas & Pinnell: Z+