Child of the Warsaw Ghetto by David A. AdlerChild of the Warsaw Ghetto by David A. Adler

Child of the Warsaw Ghetto

byDavid A. AdlerIllustratorKaren Ritz

Hardcover | March 1, 1995

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This is a story of the Warsaw Ghetto told through the eyes of Froim Baum, who was born in Warsaw on April 15, 1926. After his father died, he was placed in Janusz Korczak's orphanage, where he spent some of the happiest years of his childhood. When Germany invaded Poland on September 1, 1939, Froim and other Jews were forced by Nazi soldiers to live in a walled-off part of the city. Froim sneaked outside the walls to the market, where he bought food and smuggled it in to his family and friends. A few years later, he was sent to the death camps. He managed to survive until he was liberated at dachau by American soldiers at the end of the war. Mr. Adler hopes that by reading Froim's story, people will be reminded of those millions who perished.
David A. Adler is the author of the acclaimed Picture Book Biography series as well as other Judaica titles, including Child of the Warsaw Ghetto and Hiding from the Nazis, which, according to booklist, "humanizes the Holocaust statistics by focusing on a child's personal traumatic experience." He lives in New York State with his famil...
Title:Child of the Warsaw GhettoFormat:HardcoverDimensions:32 pages, 10.31 × 8.28 × 0.38 inPublished:March 1, 1995Publisher:Holiday House

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0823411605

ISBN - 13:9780823411603

Appropriate for ages: 9 - 12


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A harrowing true tale of the Warsaw Ghetto shows the tragic historical events of the Holocaust through the eyes of young Froim Baum, born in 1936 and sent to the Dachau death camp before being liberated by American soldiers.