The Enemy Above: A Novel of World War II (Hardcover)

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The only place they could hide from the Nazis was right beneath their feet!

Nazi gun fire can only mean one thing...The Germans are closing in. And twelve-year-old Anton knows his family can't outrun them. A web of underground caves seems like the perfect place to hide. But danger lurks above the surface. Ruthless Major Karl Von Duesen of the Gestapo has made it his mission to round up every Jew in the Ukrainian countryside. Anton knows if his community is discovered, they will be sent off to work camps...or worse. When a surprise invasion catches them off guard, Anton makes a radical decision. He won't run any longer. And he won't hide. He will stop being the hunted...and start doing some hunting of his own. Michael P. Spradlin's newest thriller is the ultimate game of cat and mouse set during one of the darkest moments in history.

About the Author

Michael P. Spradlin is a New York Times bestselling author. His books include Into the Killing Seas, 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

Praise For…

Praise for INTO THE KILLING SEAS"The story is enjoyable and reveals a tender theme about the power of the human spirit."--SCHOOL LIBRARY JOURNAL"Readers ready for a strong dose of survival and war action will find this well-researched episode entirely gripping."--KIRKUS REVIEWS

Product Details
ISBN: 9780545857826
ISBN-10: 0545857821
Publisher: Scholastic Press
Publication Date: June 28th, 2016
Pages: 240
Language: English