Escape: Children of the Holocaust

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Scholastic Inc., 2011 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 179 pages
Gripping. Harrowing. Triumphant. These true stories of survival will inspire you.

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 remarkable story, along with other captivating, true-life accounts of children in the Holocaust. These survivors put up secret resistance, used false identities, and deceived the Nazis. Thanks to the kindness of others and their own inner strength, these children found a way to make it through the horrors of the war.

From the author of Survivors: True Stories of Children in the Holocaust, this is another stirring collection that will captivate readers and remind them of the power of hope.


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This book is amazing. Literally.


Mama Its the Gas Chamber
We Must Find a Way to Escape from Here
Run Run for Your Lives
I Defeated Them All and Im Still Alive

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About the author (2011)

Allan Zullo is the author of more than 120 nonfiction books on subjects ranging from sports and the supernatural to history and animals. He has introduced readers to the Ten True Tales series, gripping stories of extraordinary persons who have met the challenges of dangerous, sometimes life-threatening, situations. In addition, he has authored five books about the real-life experiences of young people during the Holocaust. Allan, the father of two grown daughters and grandfather of five, lives with his wife, Kathryn, near Asheville, North Carolina. To learn more about the author, visit his website at

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