Though this is my daughter's book I read it myself. It is mature matter. Appropriate only if your child is old enough to understand the Holocaust.
an excellent collection of true stories of children of the holocaust. each story captivates your heart and keeps you reading to end. It will inspire you to do more to keep horrific things like the Holocaust from ever happening again.
Each of these stories are moving, emotional and inspiring. Once I picked this up, I had a lot of trouble setting it down. As a Scholastic book, I expected it to be aimed at younger ages, but I am 20 and thoroughly enjoyed the book. Anyone who has an interest in the Holocaust or just humanity itself will love this book, no matter what your age.
This is book meant for the young adult to read. It clearly shows what the Jewish people had to endure. It tells the stories of a individuals from childhood up facing the hardships they went through. Each of them lived through this period in time and went on with their lives once the war was over.
I liked this book because I am interested in the people who lived through this time in history and moved forward with their lives afterward.
Growing up in the US it is hard to imagine these stories are true. They are all short stories that read as unbelieveable novellas that can't possibly be true, but unfortunately they are. While reading you have to continually remind yourself that these terrible things really happened less than 70 years ago. The world went crazy and people committed unspeakable acts against humanity. Please read this book and pass it on to your children so we can insure these unspeakable crimes against humanity never occur again. It is an easy read as this Scholastic book is geared toward students. For all those that deny the holocaust actually happened I feel sorry for you and your descendents.
This is an excellent book for older children to read, in order to learn about this time in history. I read it, and found it hard to put down.
From the back cover:
Luncia Gamzer was a cheerful 8-year-old girl growing up in 1930's Poland. But then the Nazi's arrived--and Luncia's world was shattered forever.
This book feature's Luncia's gripping story, as well as the stories of eight other Jewish boys and girls whose lives spiraled into danger and fear as the Holocaust overtook Europe. In a time of great horror, these nine children each found a way to make it through the nightmare of war. Their true-life accounts are a powerful testament to courage in the face of hatred.
Their legacy of survival will move you, captivate you, and ultimately, inspire you.
Great book!!! Once you pick it up you don't want to stop reading it!!!
very touching and remakable stories what children can do to survive
This is an excellent book to read
True stories of children's survival during the Holocaust. Very good
I really enjoyed this book. It tells several different stories of children who survived the Holocaust. Good read.
great book! bought this at a yard sale.