HISTORICAL ADVENTURE NOVEL DETAILS CONTRIBUTION OF BOY SCOUTS AND GIRL GUIDES TO POLAND’S WW2 RESISTANCE
Underground Scouts: Book 1 of the WWII Rising Hope Series is a young adult novel by Marie Sontag. The WWII Rising Hope Series is about the courage of the Boy Scouts and Girl Guides in Poland who fought against the Nazis. Set in Warsaw from the 1939 German occupation to the 1944 Warsaw Uprising, Book 1 follows the lives of teen siblings Tadzio and Magdalena, a Boy Scout and Girl Guide respectively, who pledge to support the resistance efforts of the Polish Underground Army in Warsaw along with their scoutmaster and fellow scouts.
About The Author:
Marie Sontag enjoys transporting middle grade and young adult readers to various time periods and locations by creating stories that bring the past to life. Her fifteen years of teaching middle school and high school have given her insight into what students find entertaining, and her B.A. in social science and M.A. and Ph.D. in education provide her with a solid background for writing historical fiction.
Born in Wisconsin, she spent most of her life in California, but now lives with her husband in Texas. When not writing, she enjoys romping with her grandkids, playing clarinet and saxophone in a community band, and nibbling red licorice or Tootsie Pops while devouring a good book.
Visit Marie online at: http://www.mariesontag.com/