After the War by Carol MatasAfter the War by Carol Matas

After the War

byCarol Matas

Paperback | September 1, 1997

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The unforgettable story of Ruth, a Jewish teenager who survives World War II and then embarks on a long and dangerous journey that leads her to a new land and a new life.
Carol Matas is the award-winning author of many bestselling novels for young people, including Daniel's Story, Cloning Miranda, Rebecca, and The War Within. She has received the Jewish Book Award (twice), the Geoffrey Bilson Award, and two nominations for the Governor General's Award. She lives in Winnipeg, Manitoba.
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Title:After the WarFormat:PaperbackDimensions:152 pages, 6.73 × 4.22 × 0.33 inPublished:September 1, 1997Publisher:Scholastic Canada LtdLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:059012384X

ISBN - 13:9780590123846

Appropriate for ages: 13

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Rated 3 out of 5 by from a OK book I read this in high school, it was alright. I liked the characters and story.
Date published: 2016-12-08
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent ! This book seemed like a sequel to the book also written by Carol Matas: In my enemies house which was an excellent story as well that tells about a girl living in the world war two. Though a little descriptive of what the nazis did to them it was a great book !
Date published: 2003-03-29
Rated 5 out of 5 by from what a book hey, if u guys like to learn about people in other countries and what really happened to the jewish race, then this is the book for you. i loved the way that it was always moving, never a dull moment. and as they move on in the adventure the people get more interesting and the places seem so real. can't wait to read the garden to finish the first book...carol matas, is an amazing author..love ya all
Date published: 2002-05-14
Rated 4 out of 5 by from 4.5 An excellent portrayal of Carol's ability to depict horrific events and put them into words and images that adolescent minds will understand. I thouroughly enjoyed reading it.
Date published: 2001-12-28
Rated 5 out of 5 by from After the War This is a wonderful book about 15 year old Ruth. It takes place in the year 1945, the second World War having just ended. Ruth is a Jew, and had been in one of Hitler's concentration camps for 5 years. When she is freeded by Allied soldiers, she finds herself with no money and no home. Ruth tries to find some members of her family, but discovers that all of them had been murdered by the Nazis. This is a great book, that shows that you must never give up hope. Never.
Date published: 2000-08-29