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Kip Wilson

Biography

Kip Wilson

Kip Wilson is the author of WHITE ROSE, a YA novel-in-verse about anti-Nazi political activist Sophie Scholl. WHITE ROSE won the 2017 PEN New England Susan P. Bloom Children's Book Discovery Award and is a 2019 Winter/Spring Indies Introduce title. Kip holds a Ph.D. in German Literature, is the poetry editor at YARN (Young Adult Review Network), and wrote her doctoral dissertation about the poet Rainer Maria Rilke. She's lived in Germany, Austria, and Spain, and currently calls Boston home.

Kip Wilson

Books by Kip Wilson

by Kip Wilson - Fiction, Historical Fiction, Holocaust, Poetry, Racism, Young Adult 12+

Disillusioned by the propaganda of Nazi Germany, Sophie Scholl, her brother and his fellow soldiers formed the White Rose, a group that wrote and distributed anonymous letters criticizing the Nazi regime and calling for action from their fellow German citizens. The following year, Sophie and her brother were arrested for treason and interrogated for information about their collaborators. This debut novel recounts the lives of Sophie and her friends and highlights their brave stand against fascism in Nazi Germany.