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The Cage
The Cage
Author: Ruth Minsky Sender
As long as there is life, there is hope. After Mama is taken away by the Nazis, Riva and her younger brothers cling to their mother's brave words to help them endure life in the Lodz ghetto. Then the family is rounded up,deported to Auschwitz, and separated. Now Riva is alone. — At Auschwitz, and later in the work camps at Mittelsteine and Gr...  more »
PBS Market Price: $8.09 or $4.19+1 credit
ISBN-13: 9780689813214
ISBN-10: 068981321X
Publication Date: 8/1/1997
Pages: 256
Reading Level: Young Adult
Rating:
  • Currently 4.2/5 Stars.
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4.2 stars, based on 34 ratings
Publisher: Simon Pulse
Book Type: Paperback
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Publisher's Note
From the German invasion of Poland in 1939 to the liberation of her concentration camp in 1945, the author chronicles an adolescence shaped by the horrors of the Holocaust but strengthened by the force of her own will.

Synopsis
A teenage girl recounts the suffering and persecution of her family under the Nazis, in a Polish ghetto, during deportation, and in a concentration camp.
Industry reviews
"A vivid memoir of a woman who lost her youth and family to the Nazis...What shines through is Sender's courage and strength and that of her family and friends--their love and determination to stay together. Punctuated by her own poetry, Sender tells a story that will be long remembered."
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A heartwrentching tale of a young Jewish girl seperated from her family in concentration camp during WWII. She tells of her time spent in camp and with her brothers after the war. A tear jerker.
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Helpful Score: 2
This was a really good book. It was very sad, but also carried a message of hope. We also must never let something like this happen again.
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this book is about a young girl sharing her about her life in the holocaust, this girl is very sincere,loving,and very responsible when her mother gets taken away if you read this book you'll love it and i promise you that!
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Quick and interesting read about the Holocaust..I read in two days.
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