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|Title||:||The Berlin Boxing Club|
|Publisher||:||HarperCollins Canada / Other|
|Number of Pages||:||399|
|Category||:||Historical fiction, Young adult, Historical, Holocaust, World war ii, Fiction|
PDF, EPUB, MOBI, TXT, DOC The Berlin Boxing Club Sydney Taylor Award winning novel em Berlin Boxing Club em is loosely inspired by the true story of boxer Max Schmeling s experiences following Kristallnacht .
Karl Stern has never thought of himself as a Jew But the bullies at his school in Nazi era Berlin don t care that Karl has never been in a synagogue or that his family doesn t practice religion Demoralized by attacks on a heritage he doesn t accept as his own Karl longs to prove his worth .
So when Max Schmeling champion boxer and German national hero makes a deal with Karl s father to give Karl boxing lessons A skilled cartoonist Karl has never had an interest in boxing but now it seems like the perfect chance to reinvent himself .
But when Nazi violence against Jews escalates Karl must take on a new role protector of his family And as Max s fame forces him to associate with Hitler and other Nazi elites Karl begins to wonder where his hero s sympathies truly lie Can Karl balance his dream of boxing greatness with his obligation to keep his family out of harm s way .
Includes an author s note and sources page detailing the factual inspirations behind the novel .
Supports the Common Core State Standards