Last updated on November 4th, 2019
Martin Luther Church is again hosting an event with Second Story Press, as part of Neuberger Holocaust Education Week 2019
The Brave Princess and Me by author Kathy Kacer
Hidden from the Nazis by a Princess
In 1943, the Second World War is raging and the Nazis have taken control of most of Europe – including Athens, where Princess Alice of Greece lives. Princess Alice is kind and accepting of different types of people. Something the Nazis are not. Born deaf, she knows what it is like to be discriminated against.
With the arrival of the Nazis, all the Jews living in Greece are in danger. On the run, they must find a safe place to hide. When they arrive, unannounced, on Princess Alice’s doorstep, and beg her to hide them, the princess’s kindness is put to the test. Will she risk her own life to save others?
Inspired by a true story, the book includes a special section, with photographs, about Princess Alice. A real-life hero, Alice was the mother of the United Kingdom’s Prince Philip, the grandmother of Prince Charles and the great grandmother of Princes William and Harry.
Contact the church office to borrow a copy of this picture book or to participate as an individual or a school group. We encourage teachers to bring their students on a class trip. We welcome anyone who is interested in participating to reach out to the church office and your children’s school.
Contact: Iris Schweiger, Council President email@example.com or the church office.
Here is the HEW 2019 poster in PDF to download.