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Escape from Warsaw (aka The Silver Sword)
Escape from Warsaw - aka The Silver Sword Author:Ian Serraillier, Erwin Hoffmann (Illustrator) In 1942 Warsaw, World War II is raging, and people live in fear from day to day. Ruth, Bronia, and Edek have to fend for themselves when both of their parents are taken by the Nazis. Can they survive? A gripping story based on true accounts. — Contents: — Escape -- — Journey through the air -- — Hiding place -... more »-
This was a very good story, but the way it was written seemed to be very amateur. The author seemed to skip over some of the most important parts of the books, and sometimes not go into enough detail or leave me very confused.
Based on a true story of children evading Nazis. Reading level 6
Watching their mother being arrested by the Nazi Storm Troopers the children are left alone. Learning their father is alive, living in Switzerland, the children set out on a long dangerous trip from Warsaw to try and reach their father.