The Enemy Above

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Scholastic Press, 2016 - Juvenile Fiction - 232 pages
The only place they could hide from the Nazis was right beneath their feet! With Nazis patrolling the countryside, there is nowhere to run for the Ukrainian Jews. Hiding in underground caves is the only hope12-year-old Anton and his family have to survive. But a surprise invasion of the caves sees his beloved grandmother captured by a Nazi colonel. Now Anton must decide whether he should run for his life or try to rescue Bubbe.

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Review: The Enemy Above: A Novel of World War II

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I enjoyed this book. Spradlin has a way of making me want to learn more. This historical fiction WWII book will be a hit for the 4th and 5th grade at my school library. Read full review

About the author (2016)

Michael P. Spradlin is the NEW YORK TIMES bestselling author of the Youngest Templar trilogy, the Wrangler Award Winner OFF LIKE THE WIND! THE FIRST RIDE OF THE PONY EXPRESS, and several other novels and picture books. He holds a black belt in television remote control and is fluent in British, Canadian, Australian, and several other English-based languages. He lives in Lapeer, Michigan. Visit him online at