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ISBN13: 9780590465885
ISBN10: 0590465880
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Daniel barely remembers leading a normal life before the Nazis came to power in 1933. He can still picture once being happy and safe, but memories of those days are fading as he and his family face the dangers threatening Jews in Hitler's Germany in the late 1930's. No longer able to practice their religion, vote, own property, or even work, Daniel's family is forced from their home in Frankfurt and sent on a long and dangerous journey, first to the Lodz ghetto in Poland, and then to Auschwitz —, the Nazi death camp. Though many around him lose hope in the face of such terror, Daniel, supported by his courageous family, struggles for survival. He finds hope, life and even love in the midst of despair.

Synopsis:

A young Jewish boy recalls life in Hitler's Germany. First his family is forced out of their home in Frankfurt and sent on a long journey to the Lodz ghetto in Poland, and then to Auschwitz--the Nazi death camp. Although Daniel is a fictitious character, his story was inspired by the real experiences of many of the more than one million children who died in the Holocaust. This book was written in conjunction with an exhibit called "Daniel's Story: Remember the Children" at the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington, D.C.

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touchmyhat, December 13, 2006 (view all comments by touchmyhat)
i think that daniel went througe some pretty hard times but always felt good about himself
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dan, September 25, 2006 (view all comments by dan)
this story really inspired me to think about how hard of a time it was. Daniel was so brave in his attempt for freedom, it opened a new window for me to look into history and most importantly, it showed me how lucky were are that we are free. so to Carol Matas, i say thank you. thank you for showing us the truth.

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Product Details

ISBN:
9780590465885
Author:
Matas, Carol
Publisher:
Scholastic
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
Boys / Men
Subject:
Historical - Military & Wars
Subject:
Holocaust, jewish (1939-1945)
Subject:
Historical - Holocaust
Subject:
Juveniles
Subject:
Children's 9-12 - Fiction - Historical
Subject:
Holocaust, jewish
Subject:
Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) -- Fiction.
Subject:
Juifs
Subject:
Concentration camps
Subject:
Children s-Historical Fiction-Holocaust
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series Volume:
9452
Publication Date:
19930431
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 4 up to 7
Language:
English
Pages:
144
Dimensions:
9 x 6 in
Age Level:
09-12

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"Synopsis" by , A young Jewish boy recalls life in Hitler's Germany. First his family is forced out of their home in Frankfurt and sent on a long journey to the Lodz ghetto in Poland, and then to Auschwitz--the Nazi death camp. Although Daniel is a fictitious character, his story was inspired by the real experiences of many of the more than one million children who died in the Holocaust. This book was written in conjunction with an exhibit called "Daniel's Story: Remember the Children" at the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington, D.C.
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