The Choice by Kathy ClarkThe Choice by Kathy Clark

The Choice

byKathy Clark

Perfect | March 10, 2015

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Thirteen-year-old Jakob’s family has hidden their true identity as Jews and are living as Catholics in Budapest during WWII. One day, in a burst of loyalty, Jakob decides to reveal that he is Jewish, a choice that will put his whole family in danger. Jakob hopes his best friend Ivan, a Christian with a high-ranking military father, will help keep his family safe, but he comes to believe that Ivan has abandoned them. Sent as a prisoner to Auschwitz, Jakob is kept alive by his passion for revenge against Ivan. When Jakob is finally freed, he discovers that Ivan too made a choice that fateful day, a choice that changes everything Jakob thought was true.The Choice is inspired by the experiences of Kathy Clark’s father during the Holocaust.
Kathy Clark has written two books for the Holocaust Remembrance Series for Young Readers. Guardian Angel House is based on her mother and aunt’s lives as Jewish children hidden from the Nazis. The Choice is also inspired by her father’s experiences during the Holocaust. Kathy lives in Kanata Ontario and was raised by her mother and a l...
Title:The ChoiceFormat:PerfectDimensions:224 pages, 8.05 × 6.55 × 0.6 inPublished:March 10, 2015Publisher:Second Story PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1927583659

ISBN - 13:9781927583654


Editorial Reviews

... this well-written story should captivate many young minds. There are historical explanations offered, a map and photographs of key places are included, and the story is both exciting and believable. - Canadian Teacher Magazine