Erika's story

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Creative Editions, 2003 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 24 pages
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A woman recalls how she was thrown from a train headed for a Nazi death camp in 1944, raised by someone who risked her own life to save the baby's, and finally found some peace through her own family.

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User Review  - alarso2 - LibraryThing

I liked this very inspiring story. Erika’s story is a picture book about the life story a woman named Erika who the author met, who was thrown out of rail car as a small child by her mother as the ... Read full review

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User Review  - ydraughon - LibraryThing

Ruth Vander Zee tells the story of a women Erika, she met on a trip in Europe. Erika was a new born when her and her Jewish parents were being sent to concentration camps. On the trian ride, Erika's ... Read full review

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About the author (2003)

Ruth Vander Zee, teacher and author, has also written Erika's Story, illustrated by Roberto Innocenti (Creative Editions), and Mississippi Morning, illustrated by Floyd Cooper (Eerdmans). Ruth lives in Miami, Florida.

Italian Roberto Innocenti taught himself the craft of illustration as a young man and has since become one of the world's most recognizable children's book illustrators. His work has garnered wide critical acclaim and such honors as the Bratislava Golden Apple Award and a 2004 nomination for the Hans Christian Andersen Award.

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