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I am a star : child of the Holocaust

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I am a star : child of the Holocaust
Call No: J 940.53161 A91i

Call NumberJ 940.53161 A91i
Dates[1986]; ©1986
Statement of ResponsibilityInge Auerbacher ; with illustrations by Israel Bernbaum.
Creators & ContributorsAuerbacher, Inge (author)
Bernbaum, Israel (illustrator)
Auerbacher, Inge (subject)
Summary"Inge Auerbacher's childhood was as happy and peaceful as any other German child's—until 1942. By then, the Nazis were in power, and because Inge's family was Jewish, she and her parents were sent to a concentration camp in Czechoslovakia. The Auerbachers defied death for three years, and were finally freed in 1945. In her own words, Inge Auerbacher tells her family's harrowing story—and how they carried with them ever after the strength and courage of will that allowed them to survive." —Publisher description from reissue edition
  1. Beginnings
  2. The roots of hatred
  3. Adolf Hitler's rise to power
  4. The stages of destruction
  5. My story
  6. A place of darkness
  7. Liberation
  8. Afterthoughts
Physical Description 87 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Carrier Typevolume
PublisherNew York : Prentice-Hall Books for Young Readers, a division of Simon & Schuster, Inc.
  • Includes bibliographical references (page 83) and index
  • Includes several of the author's original poems
AudiencePublisher recommendation: Age 10 and up