Yellow Star

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Marshall Cavendish, 01.04.2006 - 256 Seiten
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From 1939, when Syvia is four and a half years old, to 1945 when she has just turned ten, a Jewish girl and her family struggle to survive in Poland's Lodz ghetto during the Nazi occupation.
 

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A true story narrated in the same format (a narrative broken into small poems) as Karen Hesse's Out of the Dust & Witness. I read it in two hours and it's absolutely perfect for my student population ... Vollständige Rezension lesen

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Only twelve children survived the Lodz ghetto at the end of WWII. This is the story of Sylvia, one of those children. This was an interesting, short read. I would loved it if the book had more details. Vollständige Rezension lesen

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Inhalt

PART THREE
53
WINTER 1942
55
SUMMER 1942
61
Part Four
93
WINTER 1942SPRING 1944
95
Part Five
99
SUMMER 1944
101
LATE FALLWINTER 1944
164

PART TWO
37
SUMMER 1941
45
FALL 1941
49
WINTER 1941
51
WINTER 1945
187
Authors Note
229
Time Line
235
Urheberrecht

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Über den Autor (2006)

Jennifer Roy is the author of more than thirty books for children and young adults, including Israel: Discovering Cultures and Mindblind. A former Gifted and Talented teacher, she holds a BS in Psychology and an MA in Elementary Education. Yellow Star is based on the childhood of Jennifer s aunt Sylvia, who provided extensive interviews as the author was writing this book. Jennifer Roy lives in upstate New York with her husband and son.

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