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Escape from Warsaw (Original Title: The Silver Sword)
Escape from Warsaw - Original Title: The Silver Sword Author:Ian Serraillier (from back cover): — "List, 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. B... more »efore they had gone a 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, torturous search of Balickis--Ruth, Edek, and Bronia--for their missing parents had begun.« less