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Synopsis

“I’m not Hendrik,” he said. “I am Jakob. Jakob Kohn. And I am a Jew!”

 

Ivan and Hendrik have been the best friends for years. Then in the fall of 1944, when they are both 13, Hendrik makes an astounding revelation which forces Ivan to make some very difficult choices - choices that will impact both of their lives, and the lives of their families forever.


Ivan must now maneuver through the intricacies of life in Nazi occupied Hungary and within his own family without giving away his secret allegiance.


Ivan’s Choice is a companion book to The Choice, giving Ivan’s side of the story. It is a story of courage and the inner conflict that many young people confront when establishing the values they want to live by.