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I have lived a thousand years : growing up in the Holocaust

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I have lived a thousand years : growing up in the Holocaust
Call No: YA 940.53161 B62i

Call NumberYA 940.53161 B62i
Dates©1997
Statement of ResponsibilityLivia Bitton-Jackson.
Creators & ContributorsJackson, Livia Bitton (author)
Jackson, Livia Bitton (subject)
SummaryMemoir of Livia Bitton-Jackson, born Elli L. Friedmann, who was thirteen years old in March 1944, when the Nazis invaded Hungary. The author describes her experience at Auschwitz, a concentration camp where, because of her golden braids, she was selected for work instead of extermination. She recounts what it was like to be one of the few teenage camp inmates, and the tiny but miraculous twists of fate that helped her survive against all odds.
 
Contents
  • The City of My Dreams 
  • "Hey, Jew Girl, Jew Girl..." 
  • The Tale of the Yellow Bicycle 
  • The Tale of the Yellow Star 
  • Farewell, Old Mr. Stern 
  • The Ghetto 
  • A Miracle 
  • Daddy, How Could You Leave Me? 
  • Can I Keep My Poems Please? 
  • Aunt Serena 
  • Oh, God, I Don't Want to Die! 
  • Auschwitz 
  • Arbeit Macht Frei 
  • Born in the Showers 
  • The Riot 
  • Teen Vanity 
  • The Dawn of New Hope 
  • "Mommy, There's a Worm in Your Soup!" 
  • Alien Heroes 
  • The Uprising 
  • Hitler is Not Dead 
  • Tattoo 
  • The Broken Bed 
  • Is it True About the Smoke? 
  • The Selection 
  • The Transport 
  • A Handkerchief 
  • This Must Be Heaven 
  • Herr Zerkübel
  • Leah Kohn, Forgive Me...
  • The Bowl of Soup 
  • The Bird of Gold 
  • An Echo in the Fog 
  • To Face the World 
  • The Lost Game 
  • It's an American Plane! 
  • Freedom, at Last 
  • Homecoming 
  • "America, Will You Be My Home?" 
  • The Statue of Liberty 
  • Appendix A 
  • Appendix B 
  • Glossary of Terms
Physical Description 224 pages ; 22 cm.
Carrier Typevolume
LanguageEnglish
PublisherNew York : Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers
EditionFirst Edition
NotesSequel: My Bridges of Hope : Searching For Life and Love After Auschwitz
AudiencePublisher recommendation: Ages 12 and up