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A Night Divided

Jennifer A. Nielsen

From New York Times bestselling author Jennifer A. Nielsen comes a stunning thriller about a girl who must escape to freedom after the Berlin Wall divides her family between east and west. With the rise of the Berlin Wall, twelve-year-old Gerta finds her family divided overnight. She, her mother, and her brother Fritz live on the eastern side, controlled by the Soviets. Her father and middle brother, who had gone west in search of work, cannot return home. Gerta knows it is dangerous to watch the wall, to think forbidden thoughts of freedom, yet she can't help herself. She sees the East German soldiers with their guns trained on their own citizens; she, her family, her neighbors and friends are prisoners in their own city. But one day, while on her way to school, Gerta spots her father on a viewing platform on the western side, pantomiming a peculiar dance. Then, when she receives a mysterious drawing, Gerta puts two and two together and concludes that her father wants Gerta and Fritz to tunnel beneath the wall, out of East Berlin. However, if they are caught, the consequences will be deadly. No one can be trusted. Will Gerta and her family find their way to freedom?

From New York Times bestselling author Jennifer A. Nielsen comes a stunning thriller about a girl who must escape to freedom after the Berlin Wall divides her family between east and west. With the rise of the Berlin Wall, twelve-year-old Gerta finds her family divided overnight. She, her mother, and her brother Fritz live on the eastern side, controlled by the Soviets. Her father and middle brother, who had gone west in search of work, cannot return home. Gerta knows it is dangerous to watch the wall, to think forbidden thoughts of freedom, yet she can't help herself. She sees the East German soldiers with their guns trained on their own citizens; she, her family, her neighbors and friends are prisoners in their own city. But one day, while on her way to school, Gerta spots her father on a viewing platform on the western side, pantomiming a peculiar dance. Then, when she receives a mysterious drawing, Gerta puts two and two together and concludes that her father wants Gerta and Fritz to tunnel beneath the wall, out of East Berlin. However, if they are caught, the consequences will be deadly. No one can be trusted. Will Gerta and her family find their way to freedom?
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From New York Times bestselling author Jennifer A. Nielsen comes a stunning thriller about a girl who must escape to freedom after the Berlin Wall divides her family between east and west. With the rise of the Berlin Wall, twelve-year-old Gerta finds her family divided overnight. She, her mother, and her brother Fritz live on the eastern side, controlled by the Soviets. Her father and middle brother, who had gone west in search of work, cannot return home. Gerta knows it is dangerous to watch the wall, to think forbidden thoughts of freedom, yet she can't help herself. She sees the East German soldiers with their guns trained on their own citizens; she, her family, her neighbors and friends are prisoners in their own city. But one day, while on her way to school, Gerta spots her father on a viewing platform on the western side, pantomiming a peculiar dance. Then, when she receives a mysterious drawing, Gerta puts two and two together and concludes that her father wants Gerta and Fritz to tunnel beneath the wall, out of East Berlin. However, if they are caught, the consequences will be deadly. No one can be trusted. Will Gerta and her family find their way to freedom?

Language:

English

Narrators:

Kate Simses

Length:

7h 13m


Chapters

Introduction
Introduction

00:51


Chapter 1
Chapter 1

04:14


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

11:52


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

05:37


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

14:07


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

12:01


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

08:04


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

07:13


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

12:56


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

10:21


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

06:49


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

10:07


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

08:14


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

08:06


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

11:34


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

09:09


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

05:54


Chapter 17
Chapter 17

11:34


Chapter 18
Chapter 18

08:20


Chapter 19
Chapter 19

07:47


Chapter 20
Chapter 20

08:31


Chapter 21
Chapter 21

06:21


Chapter 22
Chapter 22

07:55


Chapter 23
Chapter 23

07:42


Chapter 24
Chapter 24

09:54


Chapter 25
Chapter 25

09:59


Chapter 26
Chapter 26

07:44


Chapter 27
Chapter 27

15:27


Chapter 28
Chapter 28

06:18


Chapter 29
Chapter 29

07:39


Chapter 30
Chapter 30

09:13


Chapter 31
Chapter 31

10:54


Chapter 32
Chapter 32

13:16


Chapter 33
Chapter 33

10:03


Chapter 34
Chapter 34

05:57


Chapter 35
Chapter 35

08:19


Chapter 36
Chapter 36

08:33


Chapter 37
Chapter 37

06:58


Chapter 38
Chapter 38

07:42


Chapter 39
Chapter 39

09:35


Chapter 40
Chapter 40

06:18


Chapter 41
Chapter 41

07:25


Chapter 42
Chapter 42

13:31


Chapter 43
Chapter 43

07:45


Chapter 44
Chapter 44

08:00


Chapter 45
Chapter 45

15:57


Chapter 46
Chapter 46

09:29


Chapter 47
Chapter 47

10:33


Chapter 48
Chapter 48

00:50


Chapter 49
Chapter 49

00:39