Yellow Star

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Marshall Cavendish, 2006 - Juvenile Fiction - 256 pages
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From 1939, when Syvia is four and a half years old, to 1945 when she has just turned ten, a Jewish girl and her family struggle to survive in Poland's Lodz ghetto during the Nazi occupation.
 

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While I've read many books regarding the holocaust, this one shone above some others. It packed an emotional whallop. Like so many others who went through hell under the brutal terror of a crazy man ... Read full review

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historical fiction, WWII, told in verse. Centered around 1 of the 12 children found in the Lodz ghetto after the Nazi occupation of Poland. Read full review

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Contents

PART THREE
53
WINTER 1942
55
SUMMER 1942
61
Part Four
93
WINTER 1942SPRING 1944
95
Part Five
99
SUMMER 1944
101
LATE FALLWINTER 1944
164

PART TWO
37
SUMMER 1941
45
FALL 1941
49
WINTER 1941
51
WINTER 1945
187
Authors Note
229
Time Line
235
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Jennifer Roy is the author of the modern classic Yellow Star, the true story of her aunt s survival during the Holocaust; the award-winning Mindblind about a teen with Asperger s Syndrome; and the best-selling Trading Faces series co-authored with her twin sister, Julia DeVillers. Jennifer and her family currently reside in Saratoga Springs, New York.

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