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In a graphic present tense narrative, this Holocaust memoir describes what happened to a Jewish girl who iswhen the Nazis invade Hungary inShe tells of a year of roundups, transports, selections, camps, torture, forced labor, and shootings, then of liberation and the return of a few Horrifying as her experience is, she doesn t dwell on the atrocities There is hope here A final brief chronology of the Holocaust adds to the value of this title for curriculum use with older readers Booklist, boxed review I enjoyed this book It continues to amaze me the evil that exists in the world and yet this woman somehow found the inner strength to face each day. I have read several books about the holocaust and this one really stands out Written for a younger market, the book has the maturity borne out by the title and the simple, frank style makes it all the powerful Her descriptions of the small events and blind chance that influenced the survival of all are heart aching There are also useful appendices listing the main events of the war and explaining the language used in the book, which would make it very accessible for anyone without background knowledge of WW2. Growing up in Germany and ging to an Anne Frank Realschule, you geht the holocaust overkill But nothing like this It is truely touching, real and alive, sometimes really brutal in the description of it s glimps of the truth and yet it doesn t blame the whole of a people, nor tries to render the other as innocent. The author s lucid narration of the ghastly ordeal she, and millions of other jews, endured at the hands of Nazi Germany stirs the imagination and instantly forges a connection with the reader The vivid recollection of the extreme brutalities inflicted on hapless children, women and the elderly makes one shudder The author s bond with her family, especially her mother during her time at Auschwitz Concentration Camp, as described in the book, is quite moving and compels one to think what priority he she accords to his her family, or to human beings in general Prayers for all the victims, and their dear ones, of the concentration camps.