Short Essay Questions Key
1. Why do the German Soldiers seem a normal part of life to Kirsti?
Kirsti is very young and the soldiers have been in Copenhagen for three years, so to Kirsti they seem a normal part of life.
2. What do Ellen and Annemarie resolve not to tell their mothers in Chapter 1?
In Chapter 1, Ellen and Annemarie resolve not to tell their mothers that they were stopped and questioned by German soldiers on their way to school.
3. Why does Mrs. Rosen tell the girls in Chapter 1 that it is safer to avoid the German soldiers?
Mrs. Rosen tells the girls it is safer to avoid the German soldiers so the soldiers do not remember the faces of the girls.
4. How long does Mrs. Johansen tell Kirsti she will have to wait for a cupcake?
Mrs. Johansen tells Kirsti that there will be no more cupcakes until all of the Germans are gone from Copenhagen.
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