Hilde and Eli, Children of the Holocaust

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Holiday House, 1994 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 32 pages
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Hilde Rosenzweig was born in Frankfurt am Main, Germany, in 1923. As a young child, she loved to ride her tricycle and play with dolls. Eli Laz was born in Zarich, Czechoslovakia in 1932. He studied hard in school and loved animals. Both were children during the early years of Nazi rule in Germany. They were among the one-and-a-half million Jewish children who were victims of the Holocaust. This is their story.

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User Review  - ccoakley - LibraryThing

This nonfiction historical picture book is an excellent resource to use for a wide variety of ages, from K-12. Adler tells the story of two young children who lived and died during the Holocaust ... Read full review

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User Review  - rainyday2003 - LibraryThing

Summary: This book is about to separate children who have to experience of going thru the early years of the Nazi rule in Germany. Hilde and Eli have to move from their homes into ghettos and then ... Read full review

About the author (1994)

David A. Adler was born in New York City. He attended Queen's College in New York City and later, earned an MBA in Marketing from New York University. He writes both fiction and non-fiction. He is the author of Cam Jansen mysteries and the Andy Russell titles. His titles has earned him numerous awards including a Sydney Taylor Book Award for his title "The Number on My Grandfather's Arm," "A Picture Book of Jewish Holidays" was named a Notable Book of 1981 by the American Library Association and "Our Golda" was named a Carter G. Woodson Award Honor Book.

Illustrator Karen Ritz has a degree in Children's Literature from the University of Minnesota and learned to draw along the way, attending Rhode Island School of Design for summer classes as a high school student. She has illustrated over forty books, including Kate Shelley and the Midnight Express, a Public Television Reading Rainbow feature, Ellis Island, a 1995 Minnesota Book Award Winner, and A Picture Book of Anne Frank. Her work is housed at the Children's Literature Research Collection at the University of Minnesota, and several of her books have been chosen for the annual Society of Illustrator's Show in New York. Karen uses her thirty years of experience in the field to teach about Visual Language at the college and graduate levels.nbsp; Karen lives and paints on the 30th floor in downtown St. Paul, Minnesota, overlooking the Mississippi River.

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