Before the start of World War II, ten-year-old Ziska Mangold, who has Jewish ancestors but has been raised as a Protestant, is taken out of Nazi Germany on one of the Kindertransport trains, to live in London with a Jewish family, where she learns about Judaism and endures the hardships of war while attempting to keep in touch with her parents, who are trying to survive in Holland.
Featured in Volume VI, Issue 1 of WOW Review.
- ISBN: 9780803733602
- Author: Voorhoeve, Anne C.
- Published: 2012 , Dial Books
- Themes: escaping, Family, Holocaust, Identity, Jew, Jewish children in the Holocaust, London, Nazi, refugee, World War II
- Descriptors: England (UK), Europe, Germany, Historical Fiction, Intermediate (ages 9-14)
- No. of pages: 412