A Night Divided

Book Review by: Andrew

Book by: Jennifer A. Nielsen
Book Length: 336 pages

Story Summary: The main character was Gerta and Fritz. They are trying to go under the wall of berlin. They build a tunnel that goes under the wall. They don’t have an excuse to be by the wall though. So the older brother rents a garden by the wall so they have an excuse to be in the area by the wall. Her friend gets suspicious of their behavior. She goes and explores the tunnel while Gerta is not in the tunnel. They finish the tunnel. Then they meet their dad in the tunnel and finish it. Then the tunnel starts to make the ground above sink, so the east german soldiers start to dig to find out what is happening. The mother comes home from helping their aunt and finds out about the tunnel and is finally convinced that they will go the west side that night. That night they go and Gertas friends and family go to. The police find out and try to stop them but are not able to they get to the other side of the wall.

Your Review: I liked this book because there were a lot of edge of your chair moments. There is non fiction facts and very exciting moments. When you read this you never want to put the book down. If you like fighting and war you would really like this book. If you are looking for a book that you could read pretty fast this is a good book for you. I think everyone should read this book because it is a really great book. I would recommend this book for everyone.


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