Snow Treasure

Snow Treasure PDF Snow Treasure By Marie McSwigan Oknalubliniec.eu 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.

  • 4.4
  • 784
  • English
  • 01 January 2018
  • Paperback
  • 160 pages
  • 0590425374
  • Snow Treasure
  • Marie McSwigan

10 thoughts on “Snow Treasure

  1. Penny Peck says:

    Based on a true story, this World War II novel would be considered historical fiction now, but when it was published, it was about an incident that occurred just two years before Children in Norway helped to move gold bars to a ship, which took the gold to the U.S to keep it out of the hands of the Nazis This edge of your seat tale is tightly written and is sure to be of interest to any 4th 7th graders who like adventure stories In fact, Snow Treasure was chosen for its A...

  2. Jim Thomsen says:

    One of my favorite childhood books I first read this when I was eight or nine, and recently re read it More than 35 years didn t dim in the least my pleasure with this robust and realistic kids adventure, set in Norway in the early days of World War II The story As Nazi Germans begin to occupy Norway in the winter of 1940, leaders in the town of Riswyk fear that the enemy will gets its hands on the gold bullion tens of millions of kroners worth that make up the financial foundation of One of my favorite childhood books I first read this when I was eight or nine, and recently re read it More than 35 years didn t dim in the least my pleasure with this robust and realistic kids adventure, set in Norway in the early days of World War II The story As Nazi Germans begin to occupy Norway in the winter of 1940, leaders in the town of Riswyk fear that the enemy will gets its hands on the gold bullion tens of millions of kroners worth that make up the financial foundation of the nation So they hit on a plan to smuggle it past the invaders to a waiting vessel on the coast that...

  3. Peter says:

    I loved this book when I was a boy It really captured my imagination, and stayed there Nor was I the only one I know several others who also loved that book That s not too surprising it was very popular in schools when I was young, and there were a lot of copies floating around.I read it once a year or so until I was in my late te...

  4. Luann says:

    One of my childhood favorites enjoyed anew with my son, who loved it as much as I did at his age.

  5. Wendy says:

    This is possibly the first book I ever read about World War II It s funny and exciting, and the kids are heroes in a realistic way My fourth grade class read it, a couple of years later, and I remember that both boys and girls really enjoyed it.

  6. Shiloah says:

    This was a delightful, interesting story I read this one with my Madison 14 who hung on each word.

  7. Sarah Brazytis says:

    This was a delightful as well as an interesting historical read The invasion of Norway by Nazi troops is not a story well known, at least by Americans We found this glimpse into a lesser known facet of the Second World War to be fascinating.Young Peter Lundstrom and his friends are not especially worried about the war coming to Norway until Peter s uncle comes home early from fishing and begins to organize construction of air raid shelters More importantly to Peter, his father, a bank emplo This was a delightful as well as an interesting historical read The invasion of Norway by Nazi troops is not a story well known, at least by Americans We found this glim...

  8. Lindsay says:

    I read this out loud to my kids and it was a intriguing adventure story based on a potentially true event during WW2 in Norway and the rescue of gold through the sleds of children We all loved it and were inspired by the courage and perseverance of the children in this story.

  9. Mike Smith says:

    My childhood favorite Brilliant story of children bravely resisting their Nazi occupiers in a winter wonderland.

  10. Alex (not a dude) Baugh says:

    This review is also posted at The Children s WarOne day they weren t there and the next day, Norway was swarming with Nazis, even up by the cold, cold Arctic Circle in the little town of Riswyk, where winter lasts for most of the year But just before their arrival , Peter Lundstrom, 12 almost 13, knows that something is up among the adults in Riswyk.His father, a banker, and Uncle Victor, a fisherman, and other townsmen have devised a plan to get Norway s gold out of the country and to America This review is also posted at The Children s WarOne day they weren t there and the next day, Norway was swarming with Nazis, even up by the cold, cold Arctic C...

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