Dola de Jong

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Dola de Jong Death Notice

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"Two of her children's books, The Level Land in 1943 and Return to the Level Land in 1947, concern a Dutch family caught up in the Nazi invasion of their country during the war and their postwar sheltering of a Jewish refugee. In reviewing The Level Land, the Christian Science Monitor called the book "the most convincing story of the war yet written for young people." ...

The Tree and the Vine
de Jong's 1951 adukt novel about a lesbian couple's survival during World War II:

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