Synopses & Reviews
* “The most complete and successful biography of the Führer available for this audience.”—SLJ, starred review Many people believe Hitler was the personification of evil. In this Sibert Medal–winning biography, James Cross Giblin penetrates this façade and presents a picture of a complex person—at once a brilliant, influential politician and a deeply disturbed man. Giblin explores the forces that shaped the man as well as the social conditions that furthered his rapid rise to power. Powerful archival images provide a haunting visual accompaniment to this clear and compelling account of a life that left an ineradicable mark on our world.
A collection of gripping true-life accounts of children struggling through and surviving the Holocaust.
By her ninth birthday, Halina Litman understood what her Jewish faith meant to the German occupiers of her town: death. Would she be able to escape?
Follow Halina's gripping story, along with other incredible, true-life accounts of children in the Holocaust.These survivors put up secret resistance, used false identities, and deceived the Nazis. Through the remarkable kindness of others and their own inner strength, these children found a way to make it through the horrors of the war.
These enduring stories will captivate you and remind you of the power of hope.
Hitler was a man many believe to be the personification of evil. This Sibert Medal-winning biography penetrates this façade and presents a picture of a complex person—at once a brilliant, influential politician and a deeply disturbed man.
About the Author
James Cross Giblin is the author of more than twenty critically acclaimed books for young people. His book The Life and Death of Adolf Hitler received the Robert F. Sibert Award for Informational Books. Mr. Giblin lives in New York City.