Hidden on the Mountain

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Hidden on the Mountain

Stories of Children Sheltered from the Nazis in Le Chambon

By Deborah Durland DeSaix; Karen Gray Ruelle

Holiday House, Hardcover, 9780823419289, 275pp.

Publication Date: February 1, 2007

Forced to flee the Nazi Army, Jewish families found a safe haven in a small town in Le Chambon, France, where a community of Protestants, having once been persecuted for their religion, sympathized with their struggle and did all they could to hide them from the invaders that sought to do them harm.

About the Author
Aileen Fisher (1907-2002) received many awards and citations during a career that spanned more than 70 years. She lived in Boulder, Colorado.
Deborah Durland DeSaix, a former professor of illustration at the University of Hartford, now devotes all of her time to fine art and illustration. She lives in Asheville, North Carolina, in the heart of the Blue Ridge Mountains.

A former editor, reviewer, and librarian, Karen Gray Ruelle has written and illustrated a number of books.