Hannah Szenes: A Song of Light

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Jewish Publication Society, Jan 1, 2010 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 118 pages
Hannah Szenes grew up in a loving home filled with books, plays, and music. Unfortunately, the rise of the Nazis in her native Hungary forced Hannah to immigrate to Palestine, where she became an ardent Zionist pioneer. Haunted by the murder of the Jews by Hitler, she risked her own life to become a resistance fighter, vowing to save as many Jewish lives as possible. This is the true, tragic story of a young girl who gave her life in the struggle to save the doomed Jews of Europe.
 

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Contents

Prologue
3
One
7
Two
15
Three
23
Four
29
Five
35
Six
39
Seven
45
Nine
61
Ten
67
Eleven
77
Twelve
85
Thirteen
91
Fourteen
97
Epilogue
105
About the Author
108

Eight
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About the author (2010)

Maxine Rose Schur is an award-winning children?s book author. Her novel, The Circlemaker was hailed by Publishers Weekly as ?atmospheric and suspenseful.? She has twice won the Sydney Taylor Award?for When I Left My Village and The Peddler?s Gift.