Somewhere There is Still a Sun

by Michael Gruenbaum

Other authorsTodd Hasak-Lowy (Author.)
Book, 2015

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123460485

Call number

B HOL GRU

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Publication

New York, NY Aladdin, 2015

Description

When the Nazis invade Czechoslovakia in 1941, twelve-year-old Michael and his family are deported from Prague to the Terezin concentration camp, where his mother's will and ingenuity keep them from being transported to Auschwitz and certain death.

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LibraryThing member Susan.Macura
This is a wonderful book told from the perspective of a 12-year-old Jewish boy who lived in Prague during WW II. His father was taken by the SS and brutally murdered while he is sent to a camp with his mother and sister. This book tells his experiences in that camp, and while not as horrible as
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those in other camps, it is still not a good one. However, he does find the sun on certain days and the three people in his family survive, despite the odds against them, even avoiding several deportations to Auschwitz. This is a very age-appropriate discussion of that time period and the horrible things people to each other.
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ISBN

1442484863
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