Elly: My True Story of the Holocaust

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Scholastic Inc., Feb 1, 2010 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 144 pages
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Told in short, gripping chapters, this is an unforgettable true story of survival. The author was featured in Steven Spielberg's Survivors of the Shoah Visual History Foundation. At just 15, her mother, and brother were taken from their Romanian town to the Auschwitz-II/Birkenau concentration camp. When they arrived at Auschwitz, a soldier waved Elly to the right; her mother and brother to the left. She never saw her family alive again. Thanks to a series of miracles, Elly survived the Holocaust. Today she is dedicated to keeping alive the stories of those who did not. Elly appeared on CBS's 60 Minutes for her involvement in bringing an important lawsuit against Volkswagen, whose German factory used her and other Jews as slave laborers.

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User Review  - namia.stevenson - LibraryThing

Elly: My True Story of the Holocast is by Elly Berkovits G., and is written has a autobiography of short stories. Elly was fifteen when she, her mother and little brother were taken for the camps. A ... Read full review

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Written as child's nonfiction, Elly tells her story in short segments. It reads like a book of memories, in short bursts. She tells her true story in an honest and open manner, exactly as it happened ... Read full review

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