Title Profile & Character Information

Tamar

Annotation
In England in 1995, fifteen-year-old Tamar, grief-stricken by the puzzling death of her beloved grandfather, slowly begins to uncover the secrets of his life in the Dutch resistance during the last year of the Nazi occupation of the Netherlands, and the climactic events that forever cast a shadow on his life and that of his family.

Awards
2007  School Library Journal Best Books of the Year

Characters
NameTamar
GenderFemale
OccupationStudent

GenreYoung adult fiction
Historical
War
TopicsGrief
Teenage girls
Suicide
Grandfathers
Inheritance
Death and dying
Coded messages
Resistance fighters
World War II
False identity
Search for truth
Betrayal
Male friendship
Cryptic messages
Disguises
Misunderstandings
Jealousy
Identity
SettingEngland
Holland, Netherlands