| Marsha Forchuk Skrypuch
A powerful and gripping novel that brings the horrifying history of wartime Ukraine to life. The story centers around a young girl in Canada, her grandfather who immigrated from Ukraine (an auxiliary policeman during the Nazi regime) and how she deals with her friends at school, and the possibility of her grandfather’s prosecution and deportation for being a “war criminal”. Appropriate for young adults. grades 7-11, ages 12-16. in English, Toronto, 247 pp., pb, 2001.