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Monthly Archives: February 2015

Hidden Like Anne Frank

Hidden Like Anne Frank:  14 Stories of Survival by Marcel Prins and Peter Henk Steenhuis.  More children, hidden during the war told from their adulthood.

Torn Thread

Torn Thread by Anne Isaacs.  Eva and her father and sister are forced to leave their home in the Polish town of Bedzin for an attic in the Jewish “ghetto.”  Then Eva and her sister are imprisoned in a Nazi work camp.  Really terrifying.  How did children survive this?  Fiction.

Sky: A True Story of Courage During World War II

Sky: A True Story of Courage During World War II by Hanneke Ippisch.  Hanneke is 15 years old when the Germans occupy her native Holland.  She joins the Dutch resistance and leads many Jewish children to hiding and was ultimately arrested and put in prison for the rest of the war.

Hidden Children

Hidden Children:  Forgotten Survivors of the Holocaust by Andre Stein.  Some of these children’s stories are unbearable.  The cruelty to children.  Depravity.

Four Perfect Pebbles

Four Perfect Pebbles by Lila Perl and Marion Blumenthal Lazan.  One of 4 juvenile books I picked up the kids’ Gettysburg book sale.

We Were Liars

From K for Christmas.  Read in one miserable cold Saturday morning.  Cady kills her cousins in house fire.  Eh.