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By Bitton-Jackson, Livia
The true story of a teenage Jewish girl growing up in Nazi-occupied Europe, telling of the arrival of the Nazis in her quiet town and her deportation to Auschwitz, where miraculous twists of fate helped her survive against the odds.
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A Holocaust survivor, Bitton-Jackson gives a powerful glimpse of immigrant America through the eyes of a teenager who has witnessed horrible atrocities in this third book featuring Auschwitz survivor Elli ( I Have Lived a Thousand Years ).
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Presents a story of a Holocaust survivor's return to her childhood home decades after surviving Auschwitz. This title explores how traces of the Holocaust dot the landscape and the population despite the utter annihilation of Jewish culture in so much of Europe - while also servi...ng as a reminder of the debts adult children owe their ancestors.Read more
I Lived a Thousand Years is the incredible story of a fourteen-year-old Jewish girl who spent a year and a half living with gas chambers, gunfire, torture, and the constant threat of death. On this interminable journey, ordinary people are forced from their homes and their lives ...to the ghettos and concentration camps, transported in cattle cars, starved, and torn from their families and still, they survive. The hope to be saved and the belief in humankind still beats in the heart of this young girl.Read more
Foreword by Bitton-Jackson, Livia; By Jackson, Livia Bitton
In a graphic present-tense narrative, this Holocaust memoir describes what happened to a Jewish girl who is 13 when the Nazis invade Hungary in 1944 . . . A final brief chronology of the Holocaust adds to the value of this title for curriculum use with older readers. -- Booklist,... boxed review.Read more
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