A Pocket Full Of Seeds

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iUniverse, Jan 31, 2005 - Juvenile Fiction - 148 pages
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Nicole Nieman has never really thought about being Jewish. Now, with the Nazis occupying France, it is the only thing on her mind. An almost endless stream of refugees comes to stay at their house, and her parents wonder if they too ought to escape over the border to switzerland or take the chance and wait it out. Then one awful day Nicole comes home from school to find her parents and her sister gone. The Nazis who have taken them are still looking for her. Where can Nicole hide? And will she ever see her family again? "A significant addition to the growing collection of children's books dealing with World War II." --"The Boston Globe

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Review: Pocket Full of Seeds (Nicole Nieman #1)

User Review  - Gillian Applegate - Goodreads

Nicole Nieman is real, though that is not her name. She has so much passion that though she didn't write this, it spilled onto the page through some sort of osmosis. I cry hysterically each time that I read it. I recommend this highly to anyone looking for a personal story of the Holocaust. Read full review

Review: Pocket Full of Seeds (Nicole Nieman #1)

User Review  - Emily - Goodreads

Although things are becoming more difficult for French Jews 1938-1944, the change is so gradual that her family does not leave, and suddenly it is too late. Read full review

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About the author (2005)

Marilyn Sachs, author of "Lost in America," is also the author of more than 40 award-winning books, including A Pocket Full of Seeds, and the National Book Award finalist The Bear's House. She is a lifetime member of the Jane Austen Society and founder of its San Francisco branch.