Children's - Grade 3-4, Age 8-9
1 volume (unpaged)
Publisher SummaryIt is the winter of 1944. In Nazi-occupied Europe, a Jewish couple realize their fate is sealed and make a heart-rending decision so that their infant daughter might live. Ruth Vander Zee's elegant narration and Roberto Innocenti's searing and beautiful illustrations combine to capture the fear, love, and sadness of a Holocaust survivor's story.
A fictionalized account of the life of a woman who, as an infant in 1944, was saved from the Holocaust when her parents threw her from the train carrying them to a concentration camp.