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Esther remembers her own experience of the Holocaust as a Jewish girl living in Amsterdam, and recounts to her grandson Daniel and his friend Jeroen how she escaped from the Nazis and survived by going into hiding in the countryside. Her parents were not so lucky. Esther knows they were sent to a concentration camp and died there, and with Daniels help she embarks on a search to discover what happened to them during the last months of their lives. After tracking down an old friend who now lives in Israel, Esther finally learns the shocking story of how her parents met their fates at Auschwitz.

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Esther remembers her own experience of the Holocaust as a Jewish girl living in Amsterdam, and recounts to her grandson Daniel how she escaped from the Nazis. With Daniel's help she embarks on a search to discover what happened to her parents during the last months of their lives.

About the Author

ERIC HEUVEL is a highly regarded Dutch graphic novel artist. He lives in Zaandam. RUUD VAN DER ROL worked at the Anne Frank House in Amsterdam for many years, and LIES SCHIPPERS is an editor and author there. They have both written and edited books and educational materials dealing with Anne Frank and her family, her work and her lifetime, as well as the Holocaust, human rights, prejudice, and discrimination. Mr. van der Rol lives in Castricum, and Ms. Schippers lives in Haarlem.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780374464554
Author:
Heuvel, Eric
Publisher:
Farrar Straus Giroux
Author:
Van Der Rol, Ruud
Author:
Ruud van der Rol
Author:
van, Ruud
Author:
Schippers, Lies
Author:
Miller, Lorraine T.
Subject:
Historical - Holocaust
Subject:
People & Places - Europe
Subject:
Religious - Jewish
Subject:
Holocaust survivors
Subject:
Grandmothers
Subject:
People
Subject:
Places/Europe
Subject:
Children s-Historical Fiction-Holocaust
Edition Description:
Graphic Novels
Publication Date:
20091031
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 5
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Full-color illustrations throughout
Pages:
64
Dimensions:
11 x 8.29 x 0.195 in
Age Level:
from 10 up to 15

Related Subjects

Children's » Comics and Graphic Novels » General
Children's » General
Children's » Historical Fiction » Holocaust
Children's » Oversized Books

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