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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She had green eyes and lots of freckles. She wore an embroidered peasant
blouse and a wide peasant skirt. On her feet she wore high-heeled red boots.
She looked like a flaming torch. In her arms she was holding a little girl about two
I squeezed my eyes shut and forced myself to go to sleep. Thoughts of my mother
kept invading my mind, but I pushed them out. If I escaped tomorrow, I might have
a lifetime to grieve. The only thing I allowed myself to think about were her last ...
He was of medium height, with light brown curly hair, rather long in the back, and
brown eyes. His eyes were sunken, with dark circles under them. They were eyes
that had seen terrible events, eyes of an old man who had suffered a great ...
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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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