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The hidden children of the Holocaust teens who hid from the Nazis by Esther Kustanowitz

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Published by Rosen Pub. Group in New York .
Written in English



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  • Jewish children in the Holocaust -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Jewish children in the Holocaust -- France -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Jewish teenagers -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) -- Personal narratives -- Juvenile literature.,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Jews -- Rescue -- France -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Jews -- Biography.,
  • Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) -- Personal narratives.,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Jews -- Rescue.

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About the Edition

In their own words, details the experiences of Jewish teenagers hiding from the Nazis.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 58-59) and index.

StatementEsther Kustanowitz.
GenreBiography, Juvenile literature., Personal narratives, Biography., Personal narratives.
SeriesTeen witnesses to the Holocaust
LC ClassificationsD804.48 K87 1999
The Physical Object
Pagination64 p. :
Number of Pages64
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL371280M
ISBN 100823925625
LC Control Number98032072

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  One women, Jane Marks, cared a great deal and devoted her time to writing The Hidden Children: The Secret Survivors of the Holocaust a book filled with twenty-two inspiring stories. During the conference that weekend and during the months that followed, Jane Marks interviewed more than 60 former hidden by:   Hidden: A Child’s Story of the Holocaust by Loic Dauvillier. Written in graphic novel format and filled with Mare Lizano’s lovely, accessible illustrations, Dauvillier has created a perfect introductory book about the Holocaust for younger readers. Hidden Children: Forgotten Survivors of the Holocaust. Toronto: Penguin Books, (D S ) [Find in a library near you (external link)] Compiles the first-person accounts of ten hidden children and relates their experiences during and after the war. The book is based on unstructured interviews with formerly hidden children, with nuns who sheltered them, and with two surviving escorts who worked for the Committee for the Defense of Jews resistance network and took the children from their families to convents willing to hide them.