Alicia: My Story
Bantam Books, 1988 - 356 Seiten
Her name is Alicia. She was thirteen when she began saving the lives of people she did not know--while fleeing the Nazis through war-ravaged Poland. Her family cruelly wrenched from her. Alicia rescued other Jews from the Gestapo, led them to safe hideouts, and lent them her courage and hope. Even the sight of her mother's brutal murder could not quash this remarkable child's faith in human goodness--or her determination to prevail against overwhelming odds.
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As you can see, my son has a bad leg, and we rely on Manka for so many chores.
We can always use an extra hand, especially such hardworking hands as yours."
I blushed and looked down at the hands folded in my lap. I then looked at ...
The following Sunday I was back at Manka's. It had been two weeks since my first
visit. Manka's father was in the barn milking the cows when I arrived, and he
welcomed me cheerfully. I offered to help with the milking, but he said no, that this
He had been shot in the knee." "By whom?" I asked, suddenly feeling worried. "
Well that, curious miss, is a professional secret, but you can ask Manka. Maybe
she will tell you." Of course I wouldn't ask Manka; but I did find out about Stach
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LibraryThing ReviewNutzerbericht - ashleyk44 - LibraryThing
I read a lot of Holocaust-related stories in middle school. As morbid as it sounds, they were so interesting, and so heartbreaking to read. There are quite a few more still sitting in my closet, but ... Vollständige Rezension lesen
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I'm positive most people that have read this book will say it's completely memorable. This is the 1st book I have read that really impacted my life. I read it 15 yrs ago but I still recommend this ... Vollständige Rezension lesen
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