Summer 1989, East Germany. While her best friend, Sophie, visits Hungary, twelve-year-old Fritzi lovingly watches her dog, Sputnik. When she discovers the public protests stirring around her, she realizes that Sophie’s family may have left for more than a vacation. Fritzi’s moved to action in this riveting tale of the fall of the Berlin Wall and the people—like Fritzi—brave enough to change the world.
*Includes tense moments with armed border guards