We Will Not Be Silent: The White Rose Student Resistance Movement That Defied Adolf Hitler by Russell Freedman has caught the attention of readers. This book presents the history of The White Rose. It was a secret resistance movement among the German youth. Hitler gained the support of the people by getting the young people to believe in him. But, not all youth agreed with Hitler's regime and did what they could to fight back.
One young man who fought back has his story told in the fictionalized account called, The Boy Who Dared by Susan Campbell Bartoletti. This book lets you experience the life of the German people as Hitler is just coming into power. The message that Hitler spread was one of hope and plenty. The reality was far from that. The German people believed Hitler when he said no one would go hungry or be without, but his promises were broken. This story is about a young man who would make the ultimate sacrifice to stand by what he believed. This is a book that will impact you for days after you read it.