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David David's entire twelve year life has been spent in a grisly prison camp in Eastern Europe He knows nothing of the outside world But when he is given the chance to escape he seizes it With his vengeful enemies hot on his heels David struggles to cope in this strange new world where his only resources are a compass a few crusts of bread his two aching feet and some vague advice to seek refuge in Denmark Is that enough to survive David's extraordinary odyssey is dramatically chronicled in Anne Holm's classic about the meaning of freedom and the power of hope

10 thoughts on “David

  1. says:

    I loved this book when I was a kid When I reread it a while back as an adult I found it less believable but still a very good story

  2. says:

    In chapter three David learns that there is a ueen in England That sets the book in a time of 1953 or laterWere there still concentration camps in Eastern Europe? Many reviewers feel the Nazi's were the guards well that can't be in 1953 The story was well good enough nothing spectacular I struggled to give it 3 stars With so many good YA WW2 novels around I would not recommend it i

  3. says:

    An incredibly sensitive and charming book leaving a deep impression about the voyage across Europe of David a boy escaped from a Communist Gulag in Eastern EuropeDescriptive and insightfulParticularly beautiful was the illustration of David's relationship with Maria 'the girl who looked like a flower' who David rescues from a fire in ItalyA classic for all ages

  4. says:

    I had first seen this movie and had a feeling the book would be great also Although the plots differed than I thought they would I thoroughly enjoyed both the movie and the book In the book I liked how you get insight into David's thoughts He is a remarkable boy to say the leastIt is a young adult novel and I think the author took some liberties with the plot that adults won't buy I like

  5. says:

    Wishlist | Blog | Facebook | Twitter | Instagram | Pinterest You can't change others but you can do something about a fault in yourself I Am David by Anne Holm is a very interesting and emotionally powerful story about a young boy David was born and raised in a prison when one day he is given a backpack and a few instructions to escape and find his way to Denmark During this time we follow Da

  6. says:

    A young boy escapes from a concentration camp somewhere in eastern Europe and walks and hitchhikes his way to Denmark He's lived his whole life in camp so he doesn't know anything about the outside world doesn't even know about money or how to eat properly at a table he prays to a god of rivers and streams and is afraid of being caught by them He's totally clueless yet manages to survive this whol

  7. says:

    Finally A superb book landed in my hands I was completely mesmerized and utterly clinging to the story's journey especially on the last 10 pages I tell ya David would be a great poster boy for integrity I loved his character development Too good to be true as he may be the walk of his life was a message of love life and prospect Brilliant I agree with The Horn Book Read it read it Be warned though bra

  8. says:

    I Am David is a great book to read It is a story about a little boy who has been in a concentration camp his whole life David had one friend there named Johannes Johannes helps him to learn stuff he needs David loved Johannes alot but in camp if you were very smart you would be put to death When David is offered a chance to escape he takes it David struggles with the outer world David wants to learn about

  9. says:

    David a 12 year old raised in a prison camp is allowed to escape with instructions to go north to freedom From the drab depressing surroundings of the prison camp to the wide world of freedoms colors smells scenery being clean and being honest David cautiously learns about the world around him This book is a learning adventure at becoming true to one's self At an early age this book had a profound effect on m

  10. says:

    I first read this book as s teen and was deeply moved by it Rereading it as an adult it becomes clear both how deeply damaged this young boy is by his experience and how important his faith becomes for him I always cry when I read this book If you have not read it some things to be aware ofDavid is an admirable character but he's not entirely likeable Nor should he be given his experiencesThe concentration camp i

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About the Author: Anne Holm

Anne Holm born Else Anne Lise Jørgensen September 10 1922 – December 27 1998 was a Danish journalist and children's writer At times she also wrote under the pseudonym Adrien de ChandelleHer books are typically recommended to age groups 8–16 years but they include elements even for adult readers Her best known book is I Am David 1963 adapted for a 2003 film; also published as North to