Uncover the lives of 20 real-life spies who made it their mission to uncover the truth and collect secret information from their enemies… This book presents personal accounts and testimonies from spies all over the world and throughout history and brings key moments in history to life for young readers.
The Truth About Stories: A Native Narrative (Massey Lectures)
“Stories are wondrous things,” award-winning Canadian author and scholar Thomas King declares in his 2003 CBC Massey Lectures. “And they are dangerous.” Stories assert tremendous control over our lives, informing who we are and how we treat one another as friends, family and citizens. With keen perception and wit, king illustrates that stories are the key to, and the only hope for, human understanding, He compels us to listen well.
After Mama is taken away by the Nazis, Riva and her younger brothers cling to their mothere’s brave words to help them endure life in the Lodz ghetto. Then the family is rounded up, deported to Auschwitz, and separated. Now Riva is alone.
“Just Talking About Ourselves”: Voices Of Our Youth (Just Talking About Ourselves)
Caught up in Hitler’s Final Solution to annihilate Europe’s Jews, 15-year-old Jack is torn from his family and thrown into the nightmarish world of the concentration camps. Jack forges friendships with other prisoners, and together they struggle to make it one more days.