Escape from Warsaw Author:Ian Serraillier "Listen, Bronia," said Edek, "if you make a sound, we'll never see Mother again. We'll all be killed." — "Of course we'll see her again," Ruth added. "But only if you do as Edek says." — The three children climbed through the skylight onto the slippery roof; far below they could hear the whine of cars, the screech of brakes. Before they had gone a... more » hundred yards, the first explosion shook the air; a sheet of fire leapt up from their home into the frosty night sky. They fell into the snow and lay there. The roof shook; the whole city seemed to tremble.
The long, tortuous search of the Balickis - Ruth, Edek, and Bronia - for their missing parents had begun.« less