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 smiled a sad smile and stroked my hair. "You did the right thing, sweetheart,"
she said. "Wujciu knows that." "All the same," I said, "I would prefer to be alone
tonight." There was a pause, and then I added, "You know I did not get food today
I put the money in her hand and smiled. "I will be here next Thursday morning.
Don't forget!" I said as I waved and turned away from their wagon. I never
considered the possibility that the farmers would not keep their promise to bring
He continued, suddenly very solemn. "Yes, there will be hot, miserable days
ahead. But no more than what many of us have already experienced. And when
it's over, we will never have to run or hide again, not one of us." He smiled
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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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