It’s autumn, and Rabbit needs to find a place to live for the winter, safe from his enemies. He tries staying with other animals and other places, but finally decides to live in a house made of snow.
In the winter of 1943, a Polish physician and her older daughter make a dangerous and arduous trek to Hungary while seven-year-old Malka, who they were forced to leave behind when she became ill, fends for herself in a ghetto.
Through the accounts of eight Holocaust survivors, the author of The Hidden Children examines the period of post-liberation in relation to DP camps and emigration, complete with archival photos, a further reading list, and historical sidebars.
An elderly man shares his life story with his grandson, complete with long, dangerous walks to school, war, love and marriage, and a very special protector.
A million people were killed in the Battle of Stalingrad in 1942, one of the worst battles in history, and the intertwined stories of three people, each told in third person, offer a human-scale account of the cataclysm.
When Boowie reads his grandmother’s diary, he learns of her childhood in World War II England when American and British soldiers practiced for D-Day’s invasion in the area of her home, and about her beloved cat, Adolphus Tip.