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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All of this had happened very quickly. Homes attacked, people marched out, and
here we were at the station facing a freight train. We were to go somewhere in
this train, but where? Where could they be taking women and children? Certainly
The other farmers went home while one of the farmers drove the wagon.
Sometime later the wagon stopped and the farmer pulled Bella down by her hair.
Rachel couldn't see what happened next, but suddenly her sister was screaming,
My mother sensed immediately that something was wrong. "What is it?" she
asked as I entered the house, my face pure white. "Alicia dear, what happened?"
I handed her the jug silently, my hand trembling. "I spilled the milk, Mamusiu," I
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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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