Why do they put a boy and girl into a cupboard in the Daniel's Story by Carol Matas?

They put a boy and a girl into a cupboard in Daniel’s Story by Carol Matas to hide them from the Nazis. This is in response to the terrible news that the Nazis are planning to round up all children under the age of ten and all old people.

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The chairman of the ghetto makes the terrible announcement that the Germans are planning to round up all children under the age of ten and all old people and send them away. It’s perfectly clear to everyone what this means; the young and the old will be sent to their deaths in a concentration camp. The others will be allowed to live, for now—but only as slave laborers for the Nazis.

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