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Whispers in hiding
Call No: J 940.53161 K11w no. 3

Call NumberJ 940.53161 K11w no. 3
Dates2010; ©2010
Statement of ResponsibilityKathy Kacer and Sharon E. McKay.
Creators & ContributorsKacer, Kathy (author)
McKay, Sharon E. (author)
Baum, Claire (subject)
Fuerstenberg, Adam (subject)
Bem, Esther (subject)
Levin, Alex (subject)
Goldfarb, Fée Beyth (subject)
Eisner, Sally (subject)
Spitz, Inge (subject)
Wynston, Ada (subject)
Ekstein, Anita (subject)
Schachter, Judy (subject)
Garfield, Susan (subject)
Summary"When faced with the prospect of deportation to a ghetto or concentration camp, many Jews tried to find ways to hide. Whether in the attic of a neighbour's house, in a cave on a hilltop, or within the stacks of hay in a barn, those in hiding often had to change their identity and conceal their Jewish roots. Hiding meant going hungry for weeks or months, being left in the cold, and living in constant fear of being discovered. But due to the kindness of strangers or the quick thinking of the children in these stories, they lived to tell their tales." —Publisher
Contents
  • Introduction
  • Map: Hiding Places in Europe
  • Escape to Russia: Adam Fuerstenberg's Story / Kathy Kacer
  • Italy's Royalty: The Peasants of San Zenone: Esther Schwabenitz Bem's Story / Sharon McKay
  • Jews of the Forest: Alexander (Joshua) Levin's Story / Sharon McKay
  • Mission Accomplished: Fee Beyth Goldfarb's Story / Kathy Kacer
  • Two on the Road: Sally (Sarah) Barath Eisner's Story / Sharon McKay
  • Crossing Into Freedom: Inge Rosenthal Spitz's Story / Kathy Kacer
  • Full Moon: Ada Moscoviter Wynston's Story / Sharon McKay
  • Father and Daughter: Anita Helfgott Ekstein's Story / Sharon McKay
  • The Crate: Judy Jakubovic Schachter's Story / Kathy Kacer
  • Running: Susan Loeffler Garfield's Story / Sharon McKay
  • Letters to Mam and Pap: Claire Friedberg Baum's Story / Kathy Kacer
  • Glossary
  • Acknowledgments
Physical Description xvii, 173 pages : illustrations, maps ; 21 cm
Carrier Typevolume
LanguageEnglish
PublisherToronto : Puffin Canada
NotesWhispers in Hiding is the third volume in a three-book collection of short stories from survivors of the Holocaust
AudiencePublisher recommendation: Age 11 and up
RecognitionGifted in 2017 by Shannon LaBelle & Kevin Forbes