Everything you need to understand or teach The Orphan's Tale by Pam Jenoff.
The Orphan’s Tale, written by Pam Jenof, is the story of a homeless sixteen-year-old named Noa and a Jewish refugee named Astrid. The novel is set during World War II. Noa and Astrid are taking a big risk as they care for a Jewish baby boy named Theo. Ignoring the danger, they try to survive the Nazis by performing in a circus. The Orphan's Tale explores topics such as finding love in the most unlikely places to the importance of courage in times of evil.