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IRENE GUT WAS just 17 in 1939, when the Germans and Russians devoured her native Poland. Just a girl, really. But a girl who saw evil and chose to defy it.

“No matter how many Holocaust stories one has read, this one is a must, for its impact is so powerful.”—School Library Journal, Starred

A Book Sense Top Ten Pick

A Publishers Weekly Choice of the Years Best Books

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IRENE GUT WAS just 17 in 1939, when the Germans and Russians devoured her native Poland. Just a girl, really. But a girl who saw evil and chose to defy it.

"No matter how many Holocaust stories one has read, this one is a must, for its impact is so powerful."--"School Library Journal," Starred

"A" Book Sense "Top Ten Pick"

"A" Publisher's Weekly "Choice of the Year's Best Books"

"A" Booklist "Editors Choice"

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IRENE GUT WAS just 17 in 1939, when the Germans and Russians devoured her native Poland. Just a girl, really. But a girl who saw evil and chose to defy it.< br> < br> & #8220; No matter how many Holocaust stories one has read, this one is a must, for its impact is so powerful.& #8221; & #8212; < i> School Library Journal< /i> , Starred< br> < br> < b> < i> A< /i> Book Sense < i> Top Ten Pick< /i> < /b> < br> < b> < br> < i> A< /i> Publisher& #8217; s Weekly < i> Choice of the Year& #8217; s Best Books< /i> < /b> < br> < br> < b> < i> A< /i> Booklist < i> Editors Choice< /i> < /b>

About the Author

Irene Gut Opdyke was presented with the Israel Medal of Honor and a special commendation from the Vatican. She died in 2003.

Jennifer Armstrong is the author of many highly acclaimed books for young readers. She lives in Saratoga Springs, NY.

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bookgirl94, March 14, 2011 (view all comments by bookgirl94)
This was amazing! That a normal 17 year old girl could do so much in such a hard time amazed me. I couldn't put the book down and couldn't wait to learn what would happen next to Irene. Such a great book.
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Product Details

ISBN:
9780553494112
With:
Armstrong, Jennifer
Publisher:
Laurel Leaf Library
With:
Armstrong, Jennifer
Author:
Opdyke, Irene
Author:
Opdyke, Irene Gut
Author:
Irene Opdyke with Jennifer Armstrong
Author:
Armstrong, Jennifer
Subject:
Biography & Autobiography - Historical
Subject:
Children's 9-12 - History - General
Subject:
History - Holocaust
Subject:
Historical
Subject:
World war, 1939-1945
Subject:
World War, 1939-1945 -- Jews -- Rescue.
Subject:
Children s Young Adult-Biography
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Mass market paperback
Publication Date:
20040931
Binding:
MASS MARKET
Grade Level:
from 9
Language:
English
Illustrations:
16 PAGES BLACK and WHITE PHOTOS
Pages:
304
Dimensions:
7.08x4.32x.85 in. .35 lbs.
Age Level:
10-14

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Product details 304 pages Laurel-Leaf Books - English 9780553494112 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , IRENE GUT WAS just 17 in 1939, when the Germans and Russians devoured her native Poland. Just a girl, really. But a girl who saw evil and chose to defy it.

"No matter how many Holocaust stories one has read, this one is a must, for its impact is so powerful."--"School Library Journal," Starred

"A" Book Sense "Top Ten Pick"

"A" Publisher's Weekly "Choice of the Year's Best Books"

"A" Booklist "Editors Choice"

"Synopsis" by , IRENE GUT WAS just 17 in 1939, when the Germans and Russians devoured her native Poland. Just a girl, really. But a girl who saw evil and chose to defy it.< br> < br> & #8220; No matter how many Holocaust stories one has read, this one is a must, for its impact is so powerful.& #8221; & #8212; < i> School Library Journal< /i> , Starred< br> < br> < b> < i> A< /i> Book Sense < i> Top Ten Pick< /i> < /b> < br> < b> < br> < i> A< /i> Publisher& #8217; s Weekly < i> Choice of the Year& #8217; s Best Books< /i> < /b> < br> < br> < b> < i> A< /i> Booklist < i> Editors Choice< /i> < /b>
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