"The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas" by John Boyne. A WWII story told from the innocent and naive POV of a young German boy who develops an unlikely and profound relationship with a boy behind the fence.
This is a must read.Sarah, a ten year-old girl, is brutally arrested with her family by the French police in the Vel' d'Hiv' roundup, but not before she locks her younger brother in a cupboard in the family's apartment, thinking that she will be back within a few hours. Needless to say she doesn't come back. It is the story of what happened.
Finished today - great book!
First book in a 2 part series, a romantic and suspenseful read.